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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 RAE.
  • 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 Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 21% 24% 36% 53% 2% 7% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Calcium +22.9%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +17.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +157%
Contains less Sodium -60.7%
Contains more Copper +177.4%
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 A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 48% 0% 15% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 17% 0% 3%
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 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 A +1215.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +588.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Folate +263.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +6780%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Taro Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 22.36g 3g Taro
Protein 1.5g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Taro
Carbs 26.46g 6.1g Taro
Calories 112kcal 27kcal Taro
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.4g 2.27g Taro
Fiber 4.1g 3.1g Taro
Calcium 43mg 35mg Taro
Iron 0.55mg 0.4mg Taro
Magnesium 33mg 28mg Taro
Phosphorus 84mg 42mg Taro
Potassium 591mg 230mg Taro
Sodium 11mg 28mg Taro
Zinc 0.23mg 0.27mg Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.172mg 0.062mg Taro
Vitamin A 76IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 2.38mg 0.17mg Taro
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.5mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.07mg Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.03mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.3mg Taro
Vitamin B5 0.303mg 0.187mg Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283mg 0.19mg Taro
Folate 22µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.02mg Taro
Threonine 0.069mg 0.069mg
Isoleucine 0.054mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.111mg 0.103mg Taro
Lysine 0.067mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.02mg 0.02mg
Phenylalanine 0.082mg 0.064mg Taro
Valine 0.082mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.034mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.007g Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.049g Taro

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Taro Savoy cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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

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 - 22)
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.

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.