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Savoy cabbage vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Savoy cabbage and Yam

  • Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, however Yam is higher in Potassium, Copper, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Savoy cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 55% more than Yam.
  • Yam contains 5 times less Sugar than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage contains 2.27g of Sugar, while Yam contains 0.5g.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Yam, 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 Calcium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Potassium +254.8%
Contains more Copper +187.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 6% 72% 15% 60% 7% 24% 2%
Contains more Calcium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Iron +35%
Contains more Potassium +254.8%
Contains more Copper +187.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -67.9%

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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Yam
Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2891.3%
Contains more Folate +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032
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% 9% 7% 0% 28% 8% 11% 19% 68% 0% 6% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +624.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2891.3%
Contains more Folate +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.032

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
19
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
25
Yam

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%
Yam
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
28%
Yam
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Yam

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

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Savoy cabbage Yam
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?
Yam
Yam is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Yam
Yam is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Yam Opinion
Calories 27 118 Yam
Protein 2 1.53 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.17 Yam
Vitamin C 31 17.1 Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 3 23.780000686645508 Yam
Carbs 6.1 27.88 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.54 Yam
Calcium 35 17 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230 816 Yam
Magnesium 28 21 Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.27 0.5 Yam
Fiber 3.1 4.1 Yam
Copper 0.062 0.178 Yam
Zinc 0.27 0.24 Savoy cabbage
Starch
Phosphorus 42 55 Yam
Sodium 28 9 Yam
Vitamin A 1000 138 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17 0.35 Yam
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.07 0.112 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.032 Yam
Vitamin B3 0.3 0.552 Yam
Vitamin B5 0.187 0.314 Yam
Vitamin B6 0.19 0.293 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 68.8 2.3 Savoy cabbage
Folate 80 23 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.037 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.006 Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049 0.076 Yam
Tryptophan 0.02 0.012 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069 0.054 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101 0.052 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103 0.096 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094 0.059 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.021 Yam
Phenylalanine 0.064 0.071 Yam
Valine 0.085 0.062 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041 0.034 Savoy cabbage
Fructose

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. Yam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170071/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.