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Red cabbage vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Tomato

  • Tomato contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Manganese than Red cabbage.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 48% higher.
  • Tomato contains 5 times less Vitamin K than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 38.2µg of Vitamin K, while Tomato contains 7.9µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average.

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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 +350%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Copper +247.1%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Copper +247.1%
Equal in Potassium - 237

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin C +316.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +383.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.1%
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
Contains more Vitamin C +316.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +161.3%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +383.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 2.69g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 0.88g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.2g Tomato
Carbs 7.37g 3.89g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 18kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 1.48g 1.37g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 2.63g Tomato
Fiber 2.1g 1.2g Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 10mg Red cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.27mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 11mg Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 24mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 237mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.22mg 0.17mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.059mg Tomato
Vitamin A 1116IU 833IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 13.7mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.037mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.019mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.594mg Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.089mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.08mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 15µg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 7.9µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.006mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.027mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.018mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg 0.025mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg 0.027mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg 0.006mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.027mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg 0.018mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg 0.014mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.028g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.083g Tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Tomato
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.