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Savoy cabbage vs Sauerkraut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Savoy cabbage and Sauerkraut

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin A, however Sauerkraut is higher in Iron.
  • Savoy cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 46% more than Sauerkraut.
  • Savoy cabbage has 50 times more Vitamin A than Sauerkraut. While Savoy cabbage has 50µg of Vitamin A, Sauerkraut has only 1µg.
  • Savoy cabbage has less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, savoy, raw and Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids.

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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 +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +35.3%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Copper +54.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 9% 15% 10% 32% 6% 9% 87%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +35.3%
Contains more Magnesium +115.4%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Copper +54.8%

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 +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +5455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +429.2%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
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 49% 2% 3% 0% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 0% 33% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +110.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +5455.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +429.2%
Contains more Folate +233.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Sauerkraut Opinion
Calories 27kcal 19kcal Savoy cabbage
Protein 2g 0.91g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.14g Sauerkraut
Vitamin C 31mg 14.7mg Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3g 1.38g Savoy cabbage
Carbs 6.1g 4.28g Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.4mg 1.47mg Sauerkraut
Calcium 35mg 30mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 170mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28mg 13mg Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g 1.78g Sauerkraut
Fiber 3.1g 2.9g Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.096mg Sauerkraut
Zinc 0.27mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Starch g g
Phosphorus 42mg 20mg Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28mg 661mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 18IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.14mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.021mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.022mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.143mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.093mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.13mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg 13µg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 24µg Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.034g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.013g Sauerkraut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.067g Sauerkraut
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.008mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069mg 0.025mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.021mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.029mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg 0.031mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.009mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.023mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085mg 0.03mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg 0.016mg Savoy cabbage
Fructose g 0.04g Sauerkraut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Sauerkraut
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
13
Sauerkraut
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
28
Sauerkraut

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
5%
Sauerkraut
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
4%
Sauerkraut
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Sauerkraut

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 633mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
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)
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.

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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.