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Savoy cabbage vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Savoy cabbage and Cauliflower different?

  • Savoy cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin A RAE, however Cauliflower is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Savoy cabbage is 44% higher.
  • Savoy cabbage contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Cauliflower. While Savoy cabbage contains 50µg of Vitamin A RAE, Cauliflower contains only 0µg.

Cabbage, savoy, raw and Cauliflower, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +59.1%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Copper +59%
Contains more Potassium +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Sodium - 30
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains more Calcium +59.1%
Contains more Magnesium +86.7%
Contains more Copper +59%
Contains more Potassium +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.42
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Sodium - 30
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Folate +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +256.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.184
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Folate +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +343.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +256.7%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.184

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.97g Savoy cabbage
Protein 2g 1.92g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.28g Cauliflower
Carbs 6.1g 4.97g Savoy cabbage
Calories 27kcal 25kcal Savoy cabbage
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 2.27g 1.91g Cauliflower
Fiber 3.1g 2g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35mg 22mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.4mg 0.42mg Cauliflower
Magnesium 28mg 15mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 42mg 44mg Cauliflower
Potassium 230mg 299mg Cauliflower
Sodium 28mg 30mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.27mg
Copper 0.062mg 0.039mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 0IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.08mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31mg 48.2mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.05mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.06mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.507mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.184mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 57µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg 15.5µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.02mg
Threonine 0.069mg 0.076mg Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.071mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.106mg Cauliflower
Lysine 0.094mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02mg 0.02mg
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.065mg Cauliflower
Valine 0.085mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.041mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.13g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.034g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.031g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Savoy cabbage Cauliflower
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
40
Savoy cabbage
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
13
Cauliflower

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.117g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.36g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/nutrients
  2. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.