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Welsh onion vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Welsh onion and Red cabbage

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, Copper and Iron, however Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 129% more than Red cabbage.
  • Red cabbage contains 4 times less Copper than Welsh onion. Welsh onion contains 0.07mg of Copper, while Red cabbage contains 0.017mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Onions, welsh, raw and Cabbage, red, 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 Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +311.8%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -37%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Copper +311.8%
Contains more Zinc +136.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains less Sodium -37%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%

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 E +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +406.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1116
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +363.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15%
Contains more Vitamin K +406.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +190.3%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin A - 1116
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418

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
61
Welsh onion
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
13
Red 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
11%
Welsh onion
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Red 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.
Welsh onion Red cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion Red 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 contains less Sugars?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sugars (difference - 1.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Welsh onion Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 34 31 Welsh onion
Protein 1.9 1.43 Welsh onion
Fats 0.4 0.16 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 6.5 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.22 0.8 Welsh onion
Calcium 18 45 Red cabbage
Potassium 212 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 23 16 Welsh onion
Sugars 2.18 3.83 Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4 2.1 Welsh onion
Copper 0.07 0.017 Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52 0.22 Welsh onion
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 49 30 Welsh onion
Sodium 17 27 Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160 1116 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51 0.11 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.069 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.418 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.169 0.147 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.072 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 38.2 Welsh onion
Folate 16 18 Red cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.067 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 0.012 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156 0.08 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 0.012 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 0.039 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 0.034 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 0.046 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 0.049 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 0.014 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.036 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 0.048 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 0.024 Welsh onion
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/nutrients
  2. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.