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Summer squash vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Summer squash and Savoy cabbage

  • Summer squash has more Vitamin B2, however Savoy cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber.
  • Savoy cabbage covers your daily Vitamin K needs 55% more than Summer squash.
  • Savoy cabbage contains 5 times less Vitamin B2 than Summer squash. Summer squash contains 0.142mg of Vitamin B2, while Savoy cabbage contains 0.03mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Cabbage, savoy, 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 +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +64.7%
Contains more Copper +21.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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 B2 +373.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2193.3%
Contains more Folate +175.9%
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 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +373.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +2193.3%
Contains more Folate +175.9%

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
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
14
Savoy 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
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Summer squash
0%
Savoy 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 Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Summer squash Savoy 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 - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 16 27 Savoy cabbage
Protein 1.21 2 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.18 0.1 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 31 Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 2.25 3 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 3.35 6.1 Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.4 Savoy cabbage
Calcium 15 35 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 262 230 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 28 Savoy cabbage
Sugar 2.2 2.27 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 3.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.051 0.062 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.29 0.27 Summer squash
Starch
Phosphorus 38 42 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 2 28 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 1000 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.12 0.17 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.07 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.03 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.3 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.187 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.19 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 68.8 Savoy cabbage
Folate 29 80 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.013 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.007 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.049 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.028 0.069 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.042 0.101 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.069 0.103 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.065 0.094 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.017 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.064 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.053 0.085 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.025 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.