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Savoy cabbage vs. Spirulina — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Savoy cabbage and Spirulina

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Fiber, however, Spirulina is richer in Copper, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Spirulina covers your daily Copper needs 59% more than Savoy cabbage.
  • Spirulina has 34 times less Vitamin C than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage has 31mg of Vitamin C, while Spirulina has 0.9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Seaweed, spirulina, 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 more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +281.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +597.5%
Contains more Copper +862.9%
Equal in Manganese - 0.186
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 4% 105% 14% 5% 12% 13% 6% 199% 25% 4%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +281.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +35%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +597.5%
Contains more Copper +862.9%
Equal in Manganese - 0.186

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 A +1685.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +3344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +458.8%
Contains more Folate +788.9%
Contains more Choline +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2652%
Contains more Vitamin E +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.8%
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 4% 10% 0% 3% 56% 79% 23% 20% 8% 7% 0% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1685.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +3344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +458.8%
Contains more Folate +788.9%
Contains more Choline +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2652%
Contains more Vitamin E +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +298.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +73.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +152.1%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Contains more Protein +196%
Contains more Fats +290%
Equal in Water - 90.67
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.1 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.8 g
6% 2% 91%
Protein: 5.92 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 2.42 g
Water: 90.67 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Carbs +152.1%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Contains more Protein +196%
Contains more Fats +290%
Equal in Water - 90.67

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +385.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +116.3%
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.049 g
49% 12% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.135 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.106 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +385.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +116.3%

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 Spirulina
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Spirulina Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.02g Savoy cabbage
Protein 2g 5.92g Spirulina
Fats 0.1g 0.39g Spirulina
Carbs 6.1g 2.42g Savoy cabbage
Calories 27kcal 26kcal Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g 0.3g Spirulina
Fiber 3.1g 0.4g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35mg 12mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.4mg 2.79mg Spirulina
Magnesium 28mg 19mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 42mg 11mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 127mg Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28mg 98mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.2mg Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.597mg Spirulina
Manganese 0.18mg 0.186mg Spirulina
Selenium 0.9µg 0.7µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 56IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 3µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.49mg Spirulina
Vitamin C 31mg 0.9mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.222mg Spirulina
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.342mg Spirulina
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1.196mg Spirulina
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.325mg Spirulina
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.034mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 9µg Savoy cabbage
Choline 12.3mg 6.5mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin K 68.8µg 2.5µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.096mg Spirulina
Threonine 0.069mg 0.306mg Spirulina
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.331mg Spirulina
Leucine 0.103mg 0.509mg Spirulina
Lysine 0.094mg 0.312mg Spirulina
Methionine 0.02mg 0.118mg Spirulina
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.286mg Spirulina
Valine 0.085mg 0.362mg Spirulina
Histidine 0.041mg 0.112mg Spirulina
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.135g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.034g Spirulina
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.106g Spirulina

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Savoy cabbage Spirulina
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
17%
Spirulina
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Savoy cabbage
38%
Spirulina

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spirulina
Spirulina is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spirulina
Spirulina is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Spirulina
Spirulina is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.122g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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. Spirulina - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170091/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.