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Savoy cabbage vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Savoy cabbage and Winter melon?

  • Savoy cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Manganese, yet Winter melon is higher in Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% more.
  • Savoy cabbage has 38 times more Potassium than Winter melon. While Savoy cabbage has 230mg of Potassium, Winter melon has only 6mg.

We used Cabbage, savoy, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), raw types in this article.

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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 +84.2%
Contains more Potassium +3733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Copper +169.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.8%
Contains more Zinc +125.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Contains more Calcium +84.2%
Contains more Potassium +3733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Copper +169.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains less Sodium -74.8%
Contains more Zinc +125.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.4

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 +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +442.9%
Contains more Folate +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
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 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +442.9%
Contains more Folate +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Winter melon Opinion
Calories 27kcal 13kcal Savoy cabbage
Protein 2g 0.4g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Winter melon
Vitamin C 31mg 13mg Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3g 0.1g Savoy cabbage
Carbs 6.1g 3g Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.4mg 0.4mg
Calcium 35mg 19mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 6mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28mg 10mg Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27g g Winter melon
Fiber 3.1g 2.9g Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.062mg 0.023mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.61mg Winter melon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 42mg 19mg Savoy cabbage
Sodium 28mg 111mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 0IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.04mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.11mg Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.4mg Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.133mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.035mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg µg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 5µg Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.016g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.087g Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.002mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069mg mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101mg mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg 0.009mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.003mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064mg mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085mg mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg mg Savoy cabbage
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Savoy cabbage Winter melon
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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
3%
Winter melon
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 83mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
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)

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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.