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Savoy cabbage vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Savoy cabbage and Cucumber different?

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin A RAE than Cucumber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Savoy cabbage is 44% higher.
  • Savoy cabbage contains 11 times more Folate than Cucumber. While Savoy cabbage contains 80µg of Folate, Cucumber contains only 7µg.

Cabbage, savoy, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +118.8%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%

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 +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1007.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375%
Contains more Folate +1042.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +319.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1007.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375%
Contains more Folate +1042.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +319.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.13g Cucumber
Protein 2g 0.65g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.11g Cucumber
Carbs 6.1g 3.63g Savoy cabbage
Calories 27kcal 15kcal Savoy cabbage
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 2.27g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 3.1g 0.5g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35mg 16mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.4mg 0.28mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28mg 13mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 42mg 24mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 147mg Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.27mg 0.2mg Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 105IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.03mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31mg 2.8mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.027mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.033mg Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.098mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.04mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 7µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg 16.4µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.005mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069mg 0.019mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.021mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.029mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg 0.029mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.006mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.019mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085mg 0.022mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg 0.01mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.037g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.005g Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.032g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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)

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.