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Red cabbage vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Red cabbage and Endive

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Endive is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Endive covers your daily Vitamin K needs 161% more than Red cabbage.
  • Endive contains 10 times less Vitamin B6 than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 0.209mg of Vitamin B6, while Endive contains 0.02mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, red, raw and Endive, 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 +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Zinc +259.1%
Contains more Copper +482.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.83
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Contains more Calcium +15.6%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains less Sodium -18.5%
Contains more Zinc +259.1%
Contains more Copper +482.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.83
Equal in Magnesium - 15
Equal in Phosphorus - 28

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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Endive
Contains more Vitamin C +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +945%
Contains more Vitamin A +94.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +512.2%
Contains more Folate +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.075
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
Contains more Vitamin C +776.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +945%
Contains more Vitamin A +94.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +512.2%
Contains more Folate +688.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.075
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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 Endive
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Endive Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 0.25g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.25g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.2g Endive
Carbs 7.37g 3.35g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 17kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 0.25g Endive
Fiber 2.1g 3.1g Endive
Calcium 45mg 52mg Endive
Iron 0.8mg 0.83mg Endive
Magnesium 16mg 15mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 28mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 314mg Endive
Sodium 27mg 22mg Endive
Zinc 0.22mg 0.79mg Endive
Copper 0.017mg 0.099mg Endive
Vitamin A 1116IU 2167IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.44mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 6.5mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.08mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.075mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.4mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.9mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.02mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 142µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 231µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.005mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.05mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.072mg Endive
Leucine 0.046mg 0.098mg Endive
Lysine 0.049mg 0.063mg Endive
Methionine 0.014mg 0.014mg
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.053mg Endive
Valine 0.048mg 0.063mg Endive
Histidine 0.024mg 0.023mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.048g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.004g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.087g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Endive
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
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
19
Endive

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%
Endive
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
3%
Endive
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Endive

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.58g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Endive
Endive contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.