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Red cabbage vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Red cabbage and Welsh onion

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K, Copper, and Iron.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 129% more than Red cabbage.
  • Welsh onion contains 3 times less Choline than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 17.1mg of Choline, while Welsh onion contains 5.3mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, red, raw and Onions, welsh, 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 +150%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +311.8%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -37%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +311.8%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -37%

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 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +406.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1160
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +406.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1160
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 31kcal 34kcal Welsh onion
Protein 1.43g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 0.16g 0.4g Welsh onion
Vitamin C 57mg 27mg Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.27g 4.1g Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37g 6.5g Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Calcium 45mg 18mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 212mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 23mg Welsh onion
Sugar 3.83g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.1g 2.4g Welsh onion
Copper 0.017mg 0.07mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.22mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 49mg Welsh onion
Sodium 27mg 17mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1116IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.05mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.4mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.169mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.072mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Folate 18µg 16µg Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.067g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.156g Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.039mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.046mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.049mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.014mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.048mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.024mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Welsh onion
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.