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Savoy cabbage vs. Purslane — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Savoy cabbage and Purslane

  • Savoy cabbage has more Folate, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Purslane has more Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Manganese.
  • Purslane's daily need coverage for Iron is 20% higher.
  • Purslane contains 7 times less Folate than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage contains 80µg of Folate, while Purslane contains 12µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Purslane, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -37.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Iron +397.5%
Contains more Magnesium +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +114.8%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Manganese +68.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Selenium - 0.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21% 24% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 75% 49% 19% 44% 6% 5% 38% 40% 5%
Contains less Sodium -37.8%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Iron +397.5%
Contains more Magnesium +142.9%
Contains more Potassium +114.8%
Contains more Copper +82.3%
Contains more Manganese +68.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Equal in Selenium - 0.9

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +419.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.3%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Equal in Choline - 12.8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 7% 172%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 80% 0% 0% 70% 12% 26% 9% 3% 17% 9% 0% 7% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +419.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.3%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Equal in Choline - 12.8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +79.9%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Other +70%
Equal in Protein - 2.03
Equal in Water - 92.86
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.1 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.8 g
2% 3% 93%
Protein: 2.03 g
Fats: 0.36 g
Carbs: 3.39 g
Water: 92.86 g
Other: 1.36 g
Contains more Carbs +79.9%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Other +70%
Equal in Protein - 2.03
Equal in Water - 92.86

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Savoy cabbage Purslane
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Purslane Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.39g Purslane
Protein 2g 2.03g Purslane
Fats 0.1g 0.36g Purslane
Carbs 6.1g 3.39g Savoy cabbage
Calories 27kcal 20kcal Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g Purslane
Fiber 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35mg 65mg Purslane
Iron 0.4mg 1.99mg Purslane
Magnesium 28mg 68mg Purslane
Phosphorus 42mg 44mg Purslane
Potassium 230mg 494mg Purslane
Sodium 28mg 45mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.113mg Purslane
Manganese 0.18mg 0.303mg Purslane
Selenium 0.9µg 0.9µg
Vitamin A 1000IU 1320IU Purslane
Vitamin A RAE 50µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin C 31mg 21mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.047mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.112mg Purslane
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.48mg Purslane
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.036mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.073mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 12µg Savoy cabbage
Choline 12.3mg 12.8mg Purslane
Vitamin K 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.013g Purslane
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Purslane
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
38%
Savoy cabbage
18%
Purslane
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Savoy cabbage
30%
Purslane

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Purslane
Purslane is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Purslane
Purslane is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Purslane
Purslane is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/nutrients
  2. Purslane - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169274/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.