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Pumpkin vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pumpkin and Cabbage

  • Pumpkin has more Vitamin A, Copper, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B2, while Cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 62% higher.
  • Cabbage contains 85 times less Vitamin A than Pumpkin. Pumpkin contains 426µg of Vitamin A, while Cabbage contains 5µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Pumpkin, raw and Cabbage, 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 Iron +70.2%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Copper +568.4%
Contains more Zinc +77.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +90.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Iron +70.2%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Copper +568.4%
Contains more Zinc +77.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +69.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.4%
Contains more Calcium +90.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +8586.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +606.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +6809.1%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +8586.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +606.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +306.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +6809.1%
Contains more Folate +168.8%

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
55
Pumpkin
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
10
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
6%
Pumpkin
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
6%
Cabbage
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
0%
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.
Pumpkin Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Pumpkin Cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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 Pumpkin Cabbage Opinion
Calories 26 25 Pumpkin
Protein 1 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 9 36.6 Cabbage
Net carbs 6 3.299999952316284 Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5 5.8 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.47 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 40 Cabbage
Potassium 340 170 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 12
Sugar 2.76 3.2 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.127 0.019 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.18 Pumpkin
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 44 26 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 18 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 98 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0.15 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.04 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.234 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.212 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 76 Cabbage
Folate 16 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.017 Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.031 0.03 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 0.041 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 0.044 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.032
Valine 0.035 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.016 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.