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Red cabbage vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Red cabbage and Winter melon

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Manganese, and Potassium, however Winter melon is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily Vitamin C needs 49% more than Winter melon.
  • Winter melon contains 41 times less Potassium than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 243mg of Potassium, while Winter melon contains 6mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, red, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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 Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +136.8%
Contains more Potassium +3950%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Contains more Copper +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +177.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +136.8%
Contains more Potassium +3950%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.9%
Contains less Sodium -75.7%
Contains more Copper +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +177.3%

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 +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +497.1%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.133
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 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +497.1%
Contains more Folate +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.133

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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Winter melon

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

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Red cabbage Winter melon
Low Calories diet ok
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?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.83g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 84mg)
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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Winter melon Opinion
Calories 31 13 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 0.4 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.2 Winter melon
Vitamin C 57 13 Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.269999980926514 0.10000000149011612 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 3 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.4 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 19 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 6 Red cabbage
Magnesium 16 10 Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83 Winter melon
Fiber 2.1 2.9 Winter melon
Copper 0.017 0.023 Winter melon
Zinc 0.22 0.61 Winter melon
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 19 Red cabbage
Sodium 27 111 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1116 0 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.11 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.4 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.133 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.035 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 Red cabbage
Folate 18 5 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.016 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.037 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.087 Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.012 0.002 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 0.009 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 0.003 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.