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Savoy cabbage vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Savoy cabbage and Napa cabbage

  • Napa cabbage contains less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B1 than Savoy cabbage.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Savoy cabbage is 31% higher.
  • Napa cabbage has 14 times less Vitamin B1 than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage has 0.07mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage has 0.005mg.

Food types used in this article are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked.

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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 +20.7%
Contains more Potassium +164.4%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
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% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +20.7%
Contains more Potassium +164.4%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%

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 +868.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +280.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +413.5%
Contains more Folate +86%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +868.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +280.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +413.5%
Contains more Folate +86%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 27kcal 12kcal Savoy cabbage
Protein 2g 1.1g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.17g Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 31mg 3.2mg Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3g 2.23g Savoy cabbage
Carbs 6.1g 2.23g Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.4mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Calcium 35mg 29mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 87mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28mg 8mg Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 3.1g g Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.14mg Savoy cabbage
Starch g g
Phosphorus 42mg 19mg Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28mg 11mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 263IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.005mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.025mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.466mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.035mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.037mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg µg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 43µg Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g g Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069mg mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101mg mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064mg mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085mg mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg mg Savoy cabbage
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Napa cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
12
Napa cabbage

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.