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Potato vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Potato and Savoy cabbage?

  • Potato is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper and Iron, yet Savoy cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 56% higher.
  • Potato has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Savoy cabbage. Potato has 1.061mg of Vitamin B3, while Savoy cabbage has 0.3mg.

We used Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Potato
6
:
Contains more Iron +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +84.8%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +84.8%
Contains more Copper +77.4%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Magnesium +21.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +49900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin K +3340%
Contains more Folate +433.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
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 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +253.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +49900%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin K +3340%
Contains more Folate +433.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
18
Potato
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
14
Savoy 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 the food
Protein
12%
Potato
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
0%
Potato
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato Savoy 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?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 1.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Potato Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 77 27 Potato
Protein 2.05 2 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.1 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin C 19.7 31 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 17.49 6.1 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.4 Potato
Calcium 12 35 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 425 230 Potato
Magnesium 23 28 Savoy cabbage
Sugars 0.82 2.27 Potato
Fiber 2.1 3.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.11 0.062 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.27 Potato
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 42 Potato
Sodium 6 28 Potato
Vitamin A 2 1000 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.01 0.17 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.07 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.03 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.3 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.187 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.19 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 68.8 Savoy cabbage
Folate 15 80 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.013 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.007 Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.049 Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.021 0.02 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.069 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.066 0.101 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.098 0.103 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.107 0.094 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.02 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.064 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.085 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 0.26 Potato

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.