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Red cabbage vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Red cabbage and Garden asparagus

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Garden asparagus has more Copper, Iron, Folate, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B2.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 57% more than Garden asparagus.
  • Red cabbage contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Garden asparagus. While Red cabbage contains 0.209mg of Vitamin B6, Garden asparagus contains only 0.091mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, red, raw and Asparagus, 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 +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +167.5%
Contains more Copper +1011.8%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Potassium +20.3%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +167.5%
Contains more Copper +1011.8%
Contains more Zinc +145.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%

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 C +917.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Folate +188.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 41.6
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Contains more Vitamin C +917.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +927.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +104.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +134%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Folate +188.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 41.6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 31kcal 20kcal Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 2.2g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.16g 0.12g Red cabbage
Vitamin C 57mg 5.6mg Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.27g 1.78g Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37g 3.88g Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 2.14mg Garden asparagus
Calcium 45mg 24mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 202mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 14mg Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 1.88g Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1g 2.1g
Copper 0.017mg 0.189mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.22mg 0.54mg Garden asparagus
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 52mg Garden asparagus
Sodium 27mg 2mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 1116IU 756IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 1.13mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.143mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.141mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.978mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.274mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.091mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 41.6µg Garden asparagus
Folate 18µg 52µg Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.04g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.05g Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.027mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.039mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.046mg 0.128mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.049mg 0.104mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.014mg 0.031mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.048mg 0.115mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.024mg 0.049mg Garden asparagus
Fructose 1.48g 1g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
27
Garden asparagus

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Garden asparagus

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.