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Savoy cabbage vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Savoy cabbage and Summer squash

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber, however Summer squash is higher in Vitamin B2.
  • Savoy cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 55% more than Summer squash.
  • Summer squash contains 3 times less Fiber than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage contains 3.1g of Fiber, while Summer squash contains 1.1g.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.29
Equal in Phosphorus - 38
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.29
Equal in Phosphorus - 38

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 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2193.3%
Contains more Folate +175.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
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 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2193.3%
Contains more Folate +175.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%

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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
12
Summer squash

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
3%
Summer squash
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Summer squash

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

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Savoy cabbage Summer squash
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 lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Summer squash Opinion
Calories 27 16 Savoy cabbage
Protein 2 1.21 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 31 17 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 6.1 3.35 Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.35 Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35 15 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 28 17 Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27 2.2 Summer squash
Fiber 3.1 1.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062 0.051 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27 0.29 Summer squash
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Phosphorus 42 38 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 1000 200 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.12 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.048 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.487 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.155 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 3 Savoy cabbage
Folate 80 29 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.044 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.02 0.011 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069 0.028 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101 0.042 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.069 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094 0.065 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.017 Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085 0.053 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.025 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.