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Savoy cabbage vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Savoy cabbage and Sweet potato

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, while Sweet potato has more Vitamin A, Vitamin B5, and Copper.
  • Sweet potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 73% higher.
  • Sweet potato contains 38 times less Vitamin K than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage contains 68.8µg of Vitamin K, while Sweet potato contains 1.8µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Savoy cabbage is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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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 Magnesium +12%
Contains less Sodium -49.1%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Copper +143.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains less Sodium -49.1%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Copper +143.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%

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 +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3722.2%
Contains more Folate +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1318.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +327.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
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 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1191.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3722.2%
Contains more Folate +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1318.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +327.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 27kcal 86kcal Sweet potato
Protein 2g 1.57g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.05g Savoy cabbage
Vitamin C 31mg 2.4mg Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3g 17.12g Sweet potato
Carbs 6.1g 20.12g Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.4mg 0.61mg Sweet potato
Calcium 35mg 30mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 337mg Sweet potato
Magnesium 28mg 25mg Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g 4.18g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3.1g 3g Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.151mg Sweet potato
Zinc 0.27mg 0.3mg Sweet potato
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Phosphorus 42mg 47mg Sweet potato
Sodium 28mg 55mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.26mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.078mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.061mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.557mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.209mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg 1.8µg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 11µg Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.018g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.001g Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.014g Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.031mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.069mg 0.083mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.055mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.092mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg 0.066mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.029mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.089mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.085mg 0.086mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.041mg 0.031mg Savoy cabbage
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Sweet potato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
21
Sweet potato

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
0%
Sweet potato

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.