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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 Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Potassium +54.1%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +168.4%
Contains more Zinc +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +34.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%

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

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 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

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Summer squash Cabbage
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Cabbage Opinion
Calories 16 25 Cabbage
Protein 1.21 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.18 0.1 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 36.6 Cabbage
Net carbs 2.25 3.299999952316284 Cabbage
Carbs 3.35 5.8 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 15 40 Cabbage
Potassium 262 170 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 12 Summer squash
Sugar 2.2 3.2 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.051 0.019 Summer squash
Zinc 0.29 0.18 Summer squash
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 38 26 Summer squash
Sodium 2 18 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 98 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0.15 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.04 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.234 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.124 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 76 Cabbage
Folate 29 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.017 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.011
Threonine 0.028 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.042 0.03 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.041 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.044 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.012 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.032 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.042 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.022 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 1.45 Cabbage

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.