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Red cabbage vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Red cabbage and Rutabagas?

  • Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin K and Vitamin B6, yet Rutabagas are higher in Vitamin A.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 36% more.
  • Red cabbage has 127 times more Vitamin K than Rutabagas. While Red cabbage has 38.2µg of Vitamin K, Rutabagas have only 0.3µg.

We used Cabbage, red, raw and Rutabagas, raw types in this article.

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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
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Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Potassium +25.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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 +128%
Contains more Vitamin A +55700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109%
Contains more Vitamin K +12633.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.16
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 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +128%
Contains more Vitamin A +55700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109%
Contains more Vitamin K +12633.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.16

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
39
Red cabbage
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
14
Rutabagas

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 the food
Protein
9%
Red cabbage
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Red cabbage Rutabagas
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Red cabbage Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 31 37 Rutabagas
Protein 1.43 1.08 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.16
Vitamin C 57 25 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 8.62 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.44 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 43 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 305 Rutabagas
Magnesium 16 20 Rutabagas
Sugars 3.83 4.46 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 2.3 Rutabagas
Copper 0.017 0.032 Rutabagas
Zinc 0.22 0.24 Rutabagas
Starch 0 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 30 53 Rutabagas
Sodium 27 12 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 1116 2 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.3 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.7 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.16 Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.1 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 0.3 Red cabbage
Folate 18 21 Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.027 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.025 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.088 Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 1.61 Rutabagas

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 of 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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.