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Savoy cabbage vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Savoy cabbage and Broccoli

  • Savoy cabbage contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2 than Broccoli.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Broccoli is 65% higher.

Food types used in this article are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Broccoli, 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 +33.3%
Contains more Copper +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +34.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +26.5%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +34.3%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%

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 A +60.5%
Contains more Folate +27%
Contains more Vitamin C +187.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +47.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.175
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin A +60.5%
Contains more Folate +27%
Contains more Vitamin C +187.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +206.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +47.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.175

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
40
Savoy cabbage
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
18
Broccoli

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
12%
Savoy cabbage
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
7%
Broccoli
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
2%
Broccoli

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

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Savoy cabbage Broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Broccoli Opinion
Calories 27 34 Broccoli
Protein 2 2.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.1 0.37 Broccoli
Vitamin C 31 89.2 Broccoli
Carbs 6.1 6.64 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.73 Broccoli
Calcium 35 47 Broccoli
Potassium 230 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 28 21 Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 3.1 2.6 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062 0.049 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27 0.41 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 42 66 Broccoli
Sodium 28 33 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000 623 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.071 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.639 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.175 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 101.6 Broccoli
Folate 80 63 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.039 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.011 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.038 Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.069 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.101 0.079 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.094 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.02 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.085 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.041 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.