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Shallot vs. Red cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Shallot and Red cabbage different?

  • Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6, and Copper, however, Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Red cabbage is 54% higher.
  • Shallot contains 5 times more Copper than Red cabbage. While Shallot contains 0.088mg of Copper, Red cabbage contains only 0.017mg.
  • Red cabbage has less Sugar.

Shallots, raw and Cabbage, red, raw are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Copper +417.6%
Contains more Manganese +20.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Calcium +21.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30% 39% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6% 32% 4%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +37.4%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Zinc +81.8%
Contains more Copper +417.6%
Contains more Manganese +20.2%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Calcium +21.6%

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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Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +27800%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +612.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Choline +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4675%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 7% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 10% 96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.1%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +27800%
Contains more Vitamin E +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +612.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109%
Contains more Choline +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4675%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.064

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +74.8%
Contains more Carbs +128%
Contains more Other +23.1%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Water +13.3%
3% 17% 80%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 16.8 g
Water: 79.8 g
Other: 0.8 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.43 g
Fats: 0.16 g
Carbs: 7.37 g
Water: 90.39 g
Other: 0.65 g
Contains more Protein +74.8%
Contains more Carbs +128%
Contains more Other +23.1%
Contains more Fats +60%
Contains more Water +13.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -19%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +105.1%
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.039 g
19% 11% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.012 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.08 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -19%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +16.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +105.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Shallot Red cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 5.27g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.43g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.16g Red cabbage
Carbs 16.8g 7.37g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 31kcal Shallot
Fructose 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar 7.87g 3.83g Red cabbage
Fiber 3.2g 2.1g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 1.2mg 0.8mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 16mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 30mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 243mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 27mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.22mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.017mg Shallot
Manganese 0.292mg 0.243mg Shallot
Selenium 1.2µg 0.6µg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 56µg Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.11mg Red cabbage
Vitamin C 8mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.064mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.418mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.147mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.209mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 18µg Shallot
Choline 11.3mg 17.1mg Red cabbage
Vitamin K 0.8µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.012mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.039mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.034mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.046mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.049mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.014mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.036mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg 0.048mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.024mg Shallot
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.021g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.012g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.08g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shallot Red cabbage
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
14%
Shallot
36%
Red cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Shallot
14%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.04g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red 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 ($0.3)

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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