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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
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Copper +17%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +18.5%
Contains more Calcium +118.8%
Contains more Magnesium +55.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Copper +17%
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 A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.187
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
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 B2 +213.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +16.6%
Contains more Folate +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1500%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.187

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.
Zucchini Savoy cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Zucchini Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 2.11g 3g Savoy cabbage
Protein 1.21g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.32g 0.1g Zucchini
Carbs 3.11g 6.1g Savoy cabbage
Calories 17kcal 27kcal Savoy cabbage
Starch 0g g Zucchini
Fructose 1.38g g Zucchini
Sugar 2.5g 2.27g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 1g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 16mg 35mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.37mg 0.4mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 18mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 38mg 42mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 261mg 230mg Zucchini
Sodium 8mg 28mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.32mg 0.27mg Zucchini
Copper 0.053mg 0.062mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 200IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17.9mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.094mg 0.03mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451mg 0.3mg Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204mg 0.187mg Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 24µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.029mg 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.071mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.067mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.018mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.054mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.084g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.007g Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.049g Zucchini

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Zucchini 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
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 food.
Protein
7%
Zucchini
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Zucchini
0%
Savoy cabbage

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 is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.