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Winter melon vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Winter melon and Cabbage

  • Winter melon has more Vitamin B2, however Cabbage has more Vitamin C, Folate and Vitamin B6.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 26% more.
  • Winter melon has 3 times more Zinc than Cabbage. Winter melon has 0.61mg of Zinc, while Cabbage has 0.18mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), raw and Cabbage, 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 Copper +21.1%
Contains more Zinc +238.9%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +2733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Copper +21.1%
Contains more Zinc +238.9%
Contains more Iron +17.5%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains more Potassium +2733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%

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 B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.3%
Contains more Folate +760%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
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 B2 +175%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.3%
Contains more Folate +760%

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
9
Winter melon
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Winter melon
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 the food
Protein
2%
Winter melon
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Winter melon
0%
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.
Winter melon Cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Winter melon 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?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 93mg)
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)
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.

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 Winter melon Cabbage Opinion
Calories 13 25 Cabbage
Protein 0.4 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.1 Winter melon
Vitamin C 13 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 3 5.8 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.47 Cabbage
Calcium 19 40 Cabbage
Potassium 6 170 Cabbage
Magnesium 10 12 Cabbage
Sugars 3.2 Winter melon
Fiber 2.9 2.5 Winter melon
Copper 0.023 0.019 Winter melon
Zinc 0.61 0.18 Winter melon
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 19 26 Cabbage
Sodium 111 18 Cabbage
Vitamin A 0 98 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.061 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.04 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.234 Winter melon
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 Cabbage
Folate 5 43 Cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.034 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.017 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.017 Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.009 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.003 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.