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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
Contains more Calcium +48.3%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.9%
Contains more Potassium +250.6%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
Contains more Iron +68.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Equal in Sodium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Calcium +48.3%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.9%
Contains more Potassium +250.6%
Contains more Zinc +71.4%
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 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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
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%

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 Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 6.32g 2.23g Rutabagas
Protein 1.08g 1.1g Napa cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.17g Napa cabbage
Carbs 8.62g 2.23g Rutabagas
Calories 37kcal 12kcal Rutabagas
Starch 0.4g g Rutabagas
Fructose 1.61g g Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.3g g Rutabagas
Calcium 43mg 29mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.44mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 20mg 8mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53mg 19mg Rutabagas
Potassium 305mg 87mg Rutabagas
Sodium 12mg 11mg Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.24mg 0.14mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.032mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 2IU 263IU Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 25mg 3.2mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.005mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.025mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.466mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16mg 0.035mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 0.037mg Rutabagas
Folate 21µg 43µg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg µg Rutabagas
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088g g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rutabagas Napa 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
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 food.
Protein
6%
Rutabagas
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
1%
Napa cabbage

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 is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.