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Red cabbage vs. Turnip greens — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Turnip greens

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, while Turnip greens has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Folate, Vitamin E , Calcium, and Fiber.
  • Turnip greens's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 274% higher.
  • Turnip greens contains 57 times less Choline than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 17.1mg of Choline, while Turnip greens contains 0.3mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, raw and Turnip greens, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Calcium +204.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +1388.2%
Contains more Manganese +38.7%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Phosphorus - 29
Equal in Sodium - 29
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 30% 16% 13% 18% 4% 4% 85% 44% 5%
Contains more Potassium +19.7%
Contains more Zinc +57.1%
Contains more Calcium +204.4%
Contains more Magnesium +37.5%
Contains more Copper +1388.2%
Contains more Manganese +38.7%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Phosphorus - 29
Equal in Sodium - 29

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.1%
Contains more Choline +5600%
Contains more Vitamin A +583.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1609.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Folate +555.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +862.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.411
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 458% 38% 0% 92% 12% 17% 8% 17% 42% 89% 0% 1% 920%
Contains more Vitamin C +108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.1%
Contains more Choline +5600%
Contains more Vitamin A +583.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1609.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.4%
Contains more Folate +555.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +862.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.072
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.411

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +25.4%
Contains more Carbs +69%
Contains more Fats +43.8%
Contains more Other +64.6%
Equal in Water - 93.2
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
4% 93%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.23 g
Carbs: 4.36 g
Water: 93.2 g
Other: 1.07 g
Contains more Protein +25.4%
Contains more Carbs +69%
Contains more Fats +43.8%
Contains more Other +64.6%
Equal in Water - 93.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13.8%
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
33% 9% 57%
Saturated Fat: 0.053 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.015 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.091 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -60.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +25%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Red cabbage Turnip greens
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Turnip greens Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 0.86g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.14g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.23g Turnip greens
Carbs 7.37g 4.36g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 20kcal Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 0.53g Turnip greens
Fiber 2.1g 3.5g Turnip greens
Calcium 45mg 137mg Turnip greens
Iron 0.8mg 0.8mg
Magnesium 16mg 22mg Turnip greens
Phosphorus 30mg 29mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 203mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 29mg Red cabbage
Zinc 0.22mg 0.14mg Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.253mg Turnip greens
Manganese 0.243mg 0.337mg Turnip greens
Selenium 0.6µg 0.9µg Turnip greens
Vitamin A 1116IU 7625IU Turnip greens
Vitamin A RAE 56µg 381µg Turnip greens
Vitamin E 0.11mg 1.88mg Turnip greens
Vitamin C 57mg 27.4mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.045mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.072mg Turnip greens
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.411mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.274mg Turnip greens
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.18mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 118µg Turnip greens
Choline 17.1mg 0.3mg Red cabbage
Vitamin K 38.2µg 367.6µg Turnip greens
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.02mg Turnip greens
Threonine 0.039mg 0.063mg Turnip greens
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.059mg Turnip greens
Leucine 0.046mg 0.105mg Turnip greens
Lysine 0.049mg 0.074mg Turnip greens
Methionine 0.014mg 0.026mg Turnip greens
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.07mg Turnip greens
Valine 0.048mg 0.078mg Turnip greens
Histidine 0.024mg 0.028mg Turnip greens
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.053g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.015g Turnip greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.091g Turnip greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Turnip greens
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Red cabbage
130%
Turnip greens
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Red cabbage
26%
Turnip greens

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turnip greens
Turnip greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turnip greens
Turnip greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip greens
Turnip greens is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip greens
Turnip greens is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/nutrients
  2. Turnip greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170466/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.