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Red cabbage vs. Potato wedges — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Red cabbage and Potato wedges

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Potato wedges are richer in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 51% more.
  • Potato wedges contain less Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cabbage, red, raw and USDA Commodity, Potato wedges, frozen.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +62.1%
Contains more Zinc +68.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 27% 14% 38% 35% 7% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains less Sodium -44.9%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +62.1%
Contains more Zinc +68.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +408.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 38% 25% 10% 29% 0% 81% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +408.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +32.3%
Contains more Protein +88.8%
Contains more Fats +1275%
Contains more Carbs +246%
Contains more Other +100%
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
3% 2% 26% 68%
Protein: 2.7 g
Fats: 2.2 g
Carbs: 25.5 g
Water: 68.3 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Water +32.3%
Contains more Protein +88.8%
Contains more Fats +1275%
Contains more Carbs +246%
Contains more Other +100%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11991.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.5%
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
26% 69% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.55 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.451 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +11991.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Red cabbage Potato wedges
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Potato wedges Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 23.5g Potato wedges
Protein 1.43g 2.7g Potato wedges
Fats 0.16g 2.2g Potato wedges
Carbs 7.37g 25.5g Potato wedges
Calories 31kcal 123kcal Potato wedges
Fructose 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 0.3g Potato wedges
Fiber 2.1g 2g Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 15mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.7mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 19mg Potato wedges
Phosphorus 30mg 87mg Potato wedges
Potassium 243mg 394mg Potato wedges
Sodium 27mg 49mg Red cabbage
Zinc 0.22mg 0.37mg Potato wedges
Copper 0.017mg Red cabbage
Manganese 0.243mg Red cabbage
Selenium 0.6µg Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1116IU 0IU Red cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 56µg 0µg Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg Red cabbage
Vitamin C 57mg 11.2mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.1mg Potato wedges
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.04mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 1.54mg Potato wedges
Vitamin B5 0.147mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.35mg Potato wedges
Folate 18µg Red cabbage
Choline 17.1mg Red cabbage
Vitamin K 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg Red cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.55g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 1.451g Potato wedges
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.102g Potato wedges

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Potato wedges
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Red cabbage
14%
Potato wedges
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Red cabbage
13%
Potato wedges

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.529g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/nutrients
  2. Potato wedges - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168443/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.