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Red cabbage vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Cabbage

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, while Cabbage has more Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 32% higher.
  • Cabbage contains 11 times less Vitamin A RAE than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cabbage contains 5µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, 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 Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +70.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +11.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +70.2%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.4%
Contains more Potassium +42.9%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +11.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +1038.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Folate +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +99%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.061
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +1038.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.2%
Contains more Folate +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +99%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.061

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.
Red cabbage Cabbage
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 3.3g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.28g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.1g Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37g 5.8g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 25kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.48g 1.45g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 3.2g Cabbage
Fiber 2.1g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 45mg 40mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.47mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 12mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 26mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 170mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 18mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.22mg 0.18mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.019mg Cabbage
Vitamin A 1116IU 98IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 36.6mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.061mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.04mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.234mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.124mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.011mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.035mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.03mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg 0.041mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg 0.044mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg 0.012mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.032mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg 0.042mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg 0.022mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.034g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.017g Red cabbage

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
39
Red cabbage
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.