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Zucchini vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Zucchini and Savoy cabbage

  • Zucchini contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate and Fiber than Savoy cabbage.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 54% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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
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Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Copper +17%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Copper +17%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.4

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.187
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
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 B2 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.187

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
16
Zucchini
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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 the food
Protein
7%
Zucchini
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Zucchini
0%
Savoy 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.
Zucchini Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini 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 contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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 Zucchini Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 17 27 Savoy cabbage
Protein 1.21 2 Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.32 0.1 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 31 Savoy cabbage
Carbs 3.11 6.1 Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.4 Savoy cabbage
Calcium 16 35 Savoy cabbage
Potassium 261 230 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 28 Savoy cabbage
Sugars 2.5 2.27 Savoy cabbage
Fiber 1 3.1 Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.053 0.062 Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.32 0.27 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 42 Savoy cabbage
Sodium 8 28 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 1000 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.12 0.17 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.07 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.03 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.3 Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.187 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.19 Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 68.8 Savoy cabbage
Folate 24 80 Savoy cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.013 Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.007 Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.049 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.029 0.069 Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.044 0.101 Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.071 0.103 Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.067 0.094 Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.018 0.02 Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.064 Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.054 0.085 Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.041 Savoy cabbage
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.