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Red cabbage vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Red cabbage and Summer squash

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin A, while Summer squash has more Vitamin B2.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 44% more than Summer squash.
  • Red cabbage contains 13 times more Vitamin K than Summer squash. While Red cabbage contains 38.2µg of Vitamin K, Summer squash contains only 3µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, red, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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 Iron +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Equal in Potassium - 262
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +61.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218
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 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1173.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +61.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218

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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
12
Summer squash

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Summer squash

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 Summer squash
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Red cabbage Summer squash
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.63g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
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.
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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 31 16 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 1.21 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 57 17 Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.269999980926514 2.25 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 3.35 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.35 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 15 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 16 17 Summer squash
Sugar 3.83 2.2 Summer squash
Fiber 2.1 1.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.051 Summer squash
Zinc 0.22 0.29 Summer squash
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 38 Summer squash
Sodium 27 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 1116 200 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.048 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.487 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.155 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 3 Red cabbage
Folate 18 29 Summer squash
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.044 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.012 0.011 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 0.028 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.046 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.049 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.014 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.048 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.024 0.025 Summer squash
Fructose 1.48 0.95 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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.