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Potato vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Potato and Red cabbage

  • Potato has more Copper, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Red cabbage is 41% higher.
  • Red cabbage has 6 times less Copper than Potato. Potato has 0.11mg of Copper, while Red cabbage has 0.017mg.

Food types used in this article are Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Cabbage, red, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Potassium +74.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +547.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Potassium +74.9%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +547.1%
Contains more Zinc +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +90%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +275%
Equal in Iron - 0.8

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Potato
4
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +189.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +55700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1810%
Contains more Folate +20%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +189.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +55700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1810%
Contains more Folate +20%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Potato
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
13
Red cabbage

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
12%
Potato
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Potato Red cabbage
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Potato Red cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 77 31 Potato
Protein 2.05 1.43 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.16 Red cabbage
Vitamin C 19.7 57 Red cabbage
Net carbs 15.390000343322754 5.269999980926514 Potato
Carbs 17.49 7.37 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.8 Potato
Calcium 12 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 425 243 Potato
Magnesium 23 16 Potato
Sugar 0.82 3.83 Potato
Fiber 2.1 2.1
Copper 0.11 0.017 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.22 Potato
Starch 15.29 0 Potato
Phosphorus 57 30 Potato
Sodium 6 27 Potato
Vitamin A 2 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.01 0.11 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.064 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.069 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.418 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.147 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.209 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 38.2 Red cabbage
Folate 15 18 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.012 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.021 0.012 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.039 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.034 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.046 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.049 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.014 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.036 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.048 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.024 Potato
Fructose 0.26 1.48 Red cabbage

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/nutrients
  2. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.