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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 Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Equal in Potassium - 230
Equal in Sodium - 28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +264.7%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
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 C +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
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 Vitamin K +80.1%
Contains more Folate +344.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
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 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
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 Vitamin K +80.1%
Contains more Folate +344.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

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 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

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Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.