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Rutabagas vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rutabagas and Napa cabbage

  • Rutabagas have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B1 and Potassium, however Napa cabbage is higher in Copper and Folate.
  • Rutabagas covers your daily Vitamin C needs 24% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Napa cabbage contains 18 times less Vitamin B1 than Rutabagas. Rutabagas contain 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage contains 0.005mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Rutabagas, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +48.3%
Contains more Potassium +250.6%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.9%
Contains more Iron +68.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Equal in Sodium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +48.3%
Contains more Potassium +250.6%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.9%
Contains more Iron +68.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Equal in Sodium - 11

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 +681.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13050%
Contains more Folate +104.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +681.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +357.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +13050%
Contains more Folate +104.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
15
Rutabagas
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
12
Napa 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 the food
Protein
6%
Rutabagas
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Rutabagas Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rutabagas Napa cabbage
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 richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 4.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Rutabagas Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 37 12 Rutabagas
Protein 1.08 1.1 Napa cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.17 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 25 3.2 Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62 2.23 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 43 29 Rutabagas
Potassium 305 87 Rutabagas
Magnesium 20 8 Rutabagas
Sugars 4.46 Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.3 Rutabagas
Copper 0.032 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.24 0.14 Rutabagas
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 19 Rutabagas
Sodium 12 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 2 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.3 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.005 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.025 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.466 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.035 Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.037 Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Rutabagas
Folate 21 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 Rutabagas
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.