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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 Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Copper +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Potassium - 237
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +196.3%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +29.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains more Copper +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
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 C +316.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
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 Vitamin K +383.5%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.1%
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 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +316.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +34%
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 Vitamin K +383.5%
Contains more Folate +20%
Contains more Vitamin E +390.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.1%

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

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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?
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 Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Tomato Opinion
Calories 31 18 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 0.88 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 57 13.7 Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.269999980926514 2.690000057220459 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 3.89 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.27 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 10 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 237 Red cabbage
Magnesium 16 11 Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 2.1 1.2 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.059 Tomato
Zinc 0.22 0.17 Red cabbage
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 30 24 Red cabbage
Sodium 27 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 1116 833 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.037 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.019 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.594 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.089 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.08 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 7.9 Red cabbage
Folate 18 15 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.028 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.012 0.006 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 0.027 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.018 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 0.025 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 0.027 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 0.006 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.027 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 0.018 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 0.014 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 1.37 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. 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.