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Taro vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Taro and Savoy cabbage

  • Taro has more Vitamin E , Copper, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus, however Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin A.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 56% more.
  • Taro has 14 times more Vitamin E than Savoy cabbage. Taro has 2.38mg of Vitamin E , while Savoy cabbage has 0.17mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Taro, 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 Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%

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
Taro
5
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Contains more Vitamin E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
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 E +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
Contains more Folate +263.6%

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
Taro
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
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
9%
Taro
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Taro
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.
Taro Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Taro 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?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Taro Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 112 27 Taro
Protein 1.5 2 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.1 Taro
Vitamin C 4.5 31 Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 22.360000610351562 3 Taro
Carbs 26.46 6.1 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.4 Taro
Calcium 43 35 Taro
Potassium 591 230 Taro
Magnesium 33 28 Taro
Sugar 0.4 2.27 Taro
Fiber 4.1 3.1 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.062 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.27 Savoy cabbage
Starch
Phosphorus 84 42 Taro
Sodium 11 28 Taro
Vitamin A 76 1000 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 2.38 0.17 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.07 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.03 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.3 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.187 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.19 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 68.8 Savoy cabbage
Folate 22 80 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.013 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.007 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.049 Taro
Tryptophan 0.023 0.02 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.069
Isoleucine 0.054 0.101 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.111 0.103 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.094 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.064 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.085 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.034 0.041 Savoy cabbage
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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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.