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Savoy cabbage vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Savoy cabbage and Taro

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin A, however Taro has more Vitamin E , Copper, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 56% more.
  • Savoy cabbage has 13 times more Vitamin A than Taro. Savoy cabbage has 50µg of Vitamin A, while Taro has 4µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Taro, 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
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
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 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%

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
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
26
Taro

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%
Taro
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
26%
Taro
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Taro

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

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Savoy cabbage Taro
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?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Taro Opinion
Calories 27 112 Taro
Protein 2 1.5 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.2 Taro
Vitamin C 31 4.5 Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3 22.360000610351562 Taro
Carbs 6.1 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.55 Taro
Calcium 35 43 Taro
Potassium 230 591 Taro
Magnesium 28 33 Taro
Sugar 2.27 0.4 Taro
Fiber 3.1 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.062 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.27 0.23 Savoy cabbage
Starch
Phosphorus 42 84 Taro
Sodium 28 11 Taro
Vitamin A 1000 76 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.025 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.6 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.303 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 1 Savoy cabbage
Folate 80 22 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.083 Taro
Tryptophan 0.02 0.023 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.069
Isoleucine 0.101 0.054 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.111 Taro
Lysine 0.094 0.067 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.082 Taro
Valine 0.085 0.082 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.034 Savoy cabbage
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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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.