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Red cabbage vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Red cabbage and Savoy cabbage?

  • Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, yet Savoy cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 29% higher.

We used Cabbage, red, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +28.6%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +264.7%
Equal in Potassium - 230
Equal in Sodium - 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 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Copper +264.7%
Equal in Potassium - 230
Equal in Sodium - 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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Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Folate +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
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 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 172%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.2%
Contains more Folate +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 3g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.1g Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37g 6.1g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 27kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 2.27g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 2.1g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 45mg 35mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.4mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 42mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 243mg 230mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 28mg Red cabbage
Zinc 0.22mg 0.27mg Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.062mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1116IU 1000IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 31mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.03mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.3mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.187mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.19mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.048mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.007g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.049g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Savoy cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
14
Savoy cabbage

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
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.