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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, Vitamin B5 and Copper, while Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Folate.
  • Sweet potato's daily need coverage for Vitamin A 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 Sugars 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
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Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Copper +143.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Magnesium +12%
Contains less Sodium -49.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Copper +143.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
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 Vitamin K +3722.2%
Contains more Folate +627.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
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 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 Vitamin K +3722.2%
Contains more Folate +627.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.19

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
85
Sweet potato
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
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 the food
Protein
9%
Sweet potato
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sweet potato 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 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 contains less Sugars?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Sweet potato Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 86 27 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 2 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.05 0.1 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin C 2.4 31 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 20.12 6.1 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.4 Sweet potato
Calcium 30 35 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 337 230 Sweet potato
Magnesium 25 28 Savoy cabbage
Sugars 4.18 2.27 Savoy cabbage
Fiber 3 3.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.151 0.062 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.27 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 42 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 28 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 14187 1000 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.17 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.07 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.03 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.3 Sweet potato
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.187 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.19 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 68.8 Savoy cabbage
Folate 11 80 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.013 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.007 Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.049 Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.031 0.02 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.069 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 0.101 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.092 0.103 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.066 0.094 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.029 0.02 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.064 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 0.085 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 0.7 Sweet potato

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.