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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Copper +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Potassium - 262
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +128.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Contains more Zinc +31.8%
Contains more Copper +200%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Potassium - 262

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 +458%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
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 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 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +458%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 2.25g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.21g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.18g Summer squash
Carbs 7.37g 3.35g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 16kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g 0.95g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 2.2g Summer squash
Fiber 2.1g 1.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 15mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.35mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 17mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 30mg 38mg Summer squash
Potassium 243mg 262mg Summer squash
Sodium 27mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.22mg 0.29mg Summer squash
Copper 0.017mg 0.051mg Summer squash
Vitamin A 1116IU 200IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.12mg Summer squash
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 17mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.048mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.487mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.155mg Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.218mg Summer squash
Folate 18µg 29µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 3µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.011mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.028mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.042mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.046mg 0.069mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.049mg 0.065mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.014mg 0.017mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.041mg Summer squash
Valine 0.048mg 0.053mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.024mg 0.025mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.044g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.089g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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

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.

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.