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Sweet potato vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Sweet potato and Savoy cabbage

  • Sweet potato has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Copper, while Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Sweet potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 73% higher.
  • Savoy cabbage contains 4 times less Vitamin B5 than Sweet potato. Sweet potato contains 0.8mg of Vitamin B5, while Savoy cabbage contains 0.187mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Savoy cabbage is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared 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 Iron +52.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +143.5%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains less Sodium -49.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +143.5%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains less Sodium -49.1%
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 A +1318.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +327.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1191.7%
Contains more Folate +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3722.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1318.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +327.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +1191.7%
Contains more Folate +627.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3722.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +229.8%
Contains more Other +22.5%
Contains more Protein +27.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +17.8%
20% 77%
Protein: 1.57 g
Fats: 0.05 g
Carbs: 20.12 g
Water: 77.28 g
Other: 0.98 g
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.1 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Carbs +229.8%
Contains more Other +22.5%
Contains more Protein +27.4%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Water +17.8%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +600%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +250%
55% 3% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.001 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.014 g
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.049 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +600%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +250%

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.
Sweet potato Savoy cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 3g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.05g 0.1g Savoy cabbage
Carbs 20.12g 6.1g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 27kcal Sweet potato
Starch 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g 2.27g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 30mg 35mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.61mg 0.4mg Sweet potato
Magnesium 25mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 47mg 42mg Sweet potato
Potassium 337mg 230mg Sweet potato
Sodium 55mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.3mg 0.27mg Sweet potato
Copper 0.151mg 0.062mg Sweet potato
Vitamin A 14187IU 1000IU Sweet potato
Vitamin A RAE 709µg 50µg Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.17mg Sweet potato
Vitamin C 2.4mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.07mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.03mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 0.3mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.187mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.19mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin K 1.8µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.02mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg 0.069mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.092mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.066mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.029mg 0.02mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg 0.064mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg 0.085mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.007g Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.049g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato Savoy cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
85%
Sweet potato
40%
Savoy cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Sweet potato
14%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.