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Tomato vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tomato and Cabbage different?

  • Tomato contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber than Cabbage.
  • Cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 57% more than Tomato.

Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Cabbage, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Tomato
3
:
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains more Copper +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Iron +74.1%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Zinc - 0.18
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains more Copper +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -72.2%
Contains more Iron +74.1%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Zinc - 0.18
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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
Tomato
3
:
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55%
Contains more Vitamin K +862%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +750%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +153.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +64.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55%
Contains more Vitamin K +862%
Contains more Folate +186.7%

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
16
Tomato
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
10
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
5%
Tomato
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Tomato
0%
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.
Tomato Cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Tomato 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?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Cabbage
Cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
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 Tomato Cabbage Opinion
Calories 18 25 Cabbage
Protein 0.88 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.1 Tomato
Vitamin C 13.7 36.6 Cabbage
Net carbs 2.690000057220459 3.299999952316284 Cabbage
Carbs 3.89 5.8 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 10 40 Cabbage
Potassium 237 170 Tomato
Magnesium 11 12 Cabbage
Sugar 2.63 3.2 Tomato
Fiber 1.2 2.5 Cabbage
Copper 0.059 0.019 Tomato
Zinc 0.17 0.18 Cabbage
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 24 26 Cabbage
Sodium 5 18 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 98 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 0.15 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.234 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 76 Cabbage
Folate 15 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.034 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.017 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.017 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.027 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.018 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.025 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.027 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.006 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.027 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.018 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.014 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.37 1.45 Cabbage

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/nutrients
  2. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.