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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, and Fiber 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 Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
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 C +1007.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +319.5%
Contains more Folate +1042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033
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 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1007.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +852.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +206.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375%
Contains more Vitamin K +319.5%
Contains more Folate +1042.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +38.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033

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 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

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Savoy cabbage Cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Cucumber Opinion
Calories 27 15 Savoy cabbage
Protein 2 0.65 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 31 2.8 Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3 3.130000114440918 Cucumber
Carbs 6.1 3.63 Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.28 Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35 16 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230 147 Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28 13 Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 3.1 0.5 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27 0.2 Savoy cabbage
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 42 24 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 1000 105 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.03 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.027 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.098 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.04 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 16.4 Savoy cabbage
Folate 80 7 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.037 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.005 Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.032 Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02 0.005 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069 0.019 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101 0.021 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.029 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094 0.029 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.006 Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.019 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085 0.022 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.01 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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.