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Rutabagas vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rutabagas and Cabbage

  • Cabbage is richer than Rutabagas in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Cabbage is 63% higher.
  • Rutabagas contain 2 times more Phosphorus than Cabbage. Rutabagas contain 53mg of Phosphorus, while Cabbage contains 26mg.

Food types used in this article are Rutabagas, raw and Cabbage, 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 Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains more Potassium +79.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +68.4%
Equal in Calcium - 40
Equal in Iron - 0.47
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.8%
Contains more Potassium +79.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Copper +68.4%
Equal in Calcium - 40
Equal in Iron - 0.47

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 E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4800%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +25233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.04

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.
Rutabagas Cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 3.3g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 1.28g Cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.1g Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62g 5.8g Rutabagas
Calories 37kcal 25kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g 0g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g 1.45g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g 3.2g Cabbage
Fiber 2.3g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 43mg 40mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 20mg 12mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53mg 26mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 170mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 18mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.24mg 0.18mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.019mg Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2IU 98IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.15mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 25mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.061mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.234mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.124mg Cabbage
Folate 21µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Threonine mg 0.035mg Cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Leucine mg 0.041mg Cabbage
Lysine mg 0.044mg Cabbage
Methionine mg 0.012mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.032mg Cabbage
Valine mg 0.042mg Cabbage
Histidine mg 0.022mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.034g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.017g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g 0.017g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Rutabagas Cabbage
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
15
Rutabagas
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
10
Cabbage

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
6%
Rutabagas
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.