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Savoy cabbage vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Savoy cabbage and Zucchini

  • Zucchini contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber than Savoy cabbage.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 54% higher.
  • Zucchini contains 3 times less Folate than Savoy cabbage. Savoy cabbage contains 80µg of Folate, while Zucchini contains 24µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, savoy, raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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 +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Copper +17%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Equal in Phosphorus - 38
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Copper +17%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.37
Equal in Phosphorus - 38

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 A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.204
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 172%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.204

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Savoy cabbage Zucchini Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.11g Savoy cabbage
Protein 2g 1.21g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.32g Zucchini
Carbs 6.1g 3.11g Savoy cabbage
Calories 27kcal 17kcal Savoy cabbage
Starch g 0g Zucchini
Fructose g 1.38g Zucchini
Sugar 2.27g 2.5g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3.1g 1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 35mg 16mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.4mg 0.37mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 28mg 18mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 42mg 38mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 230mg 261mg Zucchini
Sodium 28mg 8mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.27mg 0.32mg Zucchini
Copper 0.062mg 0.053mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 1000IU 200IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.12mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31mg 17.9mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.045mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.094mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.451mg Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.187mg 0.204mg Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 0.163mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 80µg 24µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 68.8µg 4.3µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.01mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.069mg 0.029mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.101mg 0.044mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.103mg 0.071mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.094mg 0.067mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.018mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.064mg 0.043mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.085mg 0.054mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.041mg 0.026mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.084g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.011g Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.049g 0.091g Zucchini

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Low Calories 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
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
14
Savoy cabbage
12
Zucchini

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
6%
Savoy cabbage
3%
Zucchini
Fats
0%
Savoy cabbage
1%
Zucchini

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.