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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 less Sodium -15.2%
Contains more Copper +26.5%
Contains more Calcium +34.3%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -15.2%
Contains more Copper +26.5%
Contains more Calcium +34.3%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.1%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains more Zinc +51.9%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 3g 4.04g Broccoli
Protein 2g 2.82g Broccoli
Fats 0.1g 0.37g Broccoli
Carbs 6.1g 6.64g Broccoli
Calories 27kcal 34kcal Broccoli
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 2.27g 1.7g Broccoli
Fiber 3.1g 2.6g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35mg 47mg Broccoli
Iron 0.4mg 0.73mg Broccoli
Magnesium 28mg 21mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 42mg 66mg Broccoli
Potassium 230mg 316mg Broccoli
Sodium 28mg 33mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.41mg Broccoli
Copper 0.062mg 0.049mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 623IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.639mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.175mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 63µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.069mg 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.079mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.129mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.094mg 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.02mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.085mg 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.041mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.039g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.011g Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.038g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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

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)

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.