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Summer squash vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Summer squash and Cabbage

  • Summer squash has more Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 61% more than Summer squash.
  • Cabbage has 4 times less Vitamin B2 than Summer squash. Summer squash has 0.142mg of Vitamin B2, while Cabbage has 0.04mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Cabbage, 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 Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +61.1%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +61.1%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Iron +34.3%

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 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Folate +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2433.3%
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% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
Contains more Vitamin A +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.8%
Contains more Folate +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2433.3%

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.
Summer squash Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.25g 3.3g Cabbage
Protein 1.21g 1.28g Cabbage
Fats 0.18g 0.1g Summer squash
Carbs 3.35g 5.8g Cabbage
Calories 16kcal 25kcal Cabbage
Starch g 0g Cabbage
Fructose 0.95g 1.45g Cabbage
Sugar 2.2g 3.2g Summer squash
Fiber 1.1g 2.5g Cabbage
Calcium 15mg 40mg Cabbage
Iron 0.35mg 0.47mg Cabbage
Magnesium 17mg 12mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 38mg 26mg Summer squash
Potassium 262mg 170mg Summer squash
Sodium 2mg 18mg Summer squash
Zinc 0.29mg 0.18mg Summer squash
Copper 0.051mg 0.019mg Summer squash
Vitamin A 200IU 98IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.15mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 36.6mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.048mg 0.061mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.142mg 0.04mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487mg 0.234mg Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.212mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.218mg 0.124mg Summer squash
Folate 29µg 43µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3µg 76µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.011mg
Threonine 0.028mg 0.035mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.042mg 0.03mg Summer squash
Leucine 0.069mg 0.041mg Summer squash
Lysine 0.065mg 0.044mg Summer squash
Methionine 0.017mg 0.012mg Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041mg 0.032mg Summer squash
Valine 0.053mg 0.042mg Summer squash
Histidine 0.025mg 0.022mg Summer squash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.044g 0.034g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.017g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089g 0.017g Summer squash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Summer squash Cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
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
18
Summer squash
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
10
Cabbage

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
7%
Summer squash
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Summer squash
0%
Cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
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.

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.