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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Taro. Savoy cabbage has 50µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Manganese +112.8%
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 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58% 50% 4%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Manganese +112.8%

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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Taro
Contains more Vitamin A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
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%
Contains more Choline +40.7%
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 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 10% 3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
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%
Contains more Choline +40.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +33.3%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +333.8%
Contains more Other +50%
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.1 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.8 g
26% 71%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 26.46 g
Water: 70.64 g
Other: 1.2 g
Contains more Protein +33.3%
Contains more Water +28.8%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +333.8%
Contains more Other +50%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +128.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.4%
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.049 g
29% 11% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -68.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +128.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.4%

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 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Taro Opinion
Net carbs 3g 22.36g Taro
Protein 2g 1.5g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Taro
Carbs 6.1g 26.46g Taro
Calories 27kcal 112kcal Taro
Sugar 2.27g 0.4g Taro
Fiber 3.1g 4.1g Taro
Calcium 35mg 43mg Taro
Iron 0.4mg 0.55mg Taro
Magnesium 28mg 33mg Taro
Phosphorus 42mg 84mg Taro
Potassium 230mg 591mg Taro
Sodium 28mg 11mg Taro
Zinc 0.27mg 0.23mg Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.172mg Taro
Manganese 0.18mg 0.383mg Taro
Selenium 0.9µg 0.7µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 76IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 4µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 2.38mg Taro
Vitamin C 31mg 4.5mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.095mg Taro
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.025mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.6mg Taro
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.303mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.283mg Taro
Folate 80µg 22µg Savoy cabbage
Choline 12.3mg 17.3mg Taro
Vitamin K 68.8µg 1µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.023mg Taro
Threonine 0.069mg 0.069mg
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.054mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.111mg Taro
Lysine 0.094mg 0.067mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.02mg
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.082mg Taro
Valine 0.085mg 0.082mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg 0.034mg Savoy cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.041g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.016g Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.083g Taro

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Taro
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%
Taro
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Savoy cabbage
26%
Taro

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 - 22)
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.

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. 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.