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Red cabbage vs Kohlrabi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Red cabbage and Kohlrabi

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, while Kohlrabi has more Copper, Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 32% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Red cabbage contains 28 times more Vitamin A RAE than Kohlrabi. While Red cabbage contains 56µg of Vitamin A RAE, Kohlrabi contains only 2µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, red, raw and Kohlrabi, 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 Iron +100%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Copper +658.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.3%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains less Sodium -25.9%
Contains more Copper +658.8%

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 +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
Contains more Vitamin E +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 62
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 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3000%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +39.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
Contains more Vitamin E +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 62
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 Kohlrabi
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Kohlrabi Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 2.6g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.7g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.16g 0.1g Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37g 6.2g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 27kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 2.6g Kohlrabi
Fiber 2.1g 3.6g Kohlrabi
Calcium 45mg 24mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.4mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 19mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 30mg 46mg Kohlrabi
Potassium 243mg 350mg Kohlrabi
Sodium 27mg 20mg Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.22mg 0.03mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.129mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 1116IU 36IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.48mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 62mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.05mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.02mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.4mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.165mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.15mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 16µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 0.1µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.01mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.049mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.078mg Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.046mg 0.067mg Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.049mg 0.056mg Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.014mg 0.013mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.039mg Kohlrabi
Valine 0.048mg 0.05mg Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.024mg 0.019mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.013g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.007g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.048g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Kohlrabi
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
25
Kohlrabi
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
17
Kohlrabi

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
10%
Kohlrabi
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
6%
Kohlrabi
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
0%
Kohlrabi

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.