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Savoy cabbage nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Cabbage, savoy, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan by Ani Harutyunyan | Last updated on September 18, 2023
Medically reviewed by Jack Yacoubian Article author photo Jack  Yacoubian
Savoy cabbage

Carbs in Savoy cabbage

Savoy cabbage contains 6.1g of carbs per 100g, equal to 2% of daily carbohydrate needs. Savoy cabbage is 91% water. 

Macronutrients chart

2% 7% 89%
Protein:
Daily Value: 4%
2 g of 50 g
4%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.1 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
6.1 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
91 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.8 g

Carbs per serving size

Savoy cabbage is served in one cup (70g). This amount of vegetable contains 4.3g of carbs.

Carbohydrate type breakdown

In 100g of Savoy cabbage, there are 2.3g of sugars and 3.1g of fiber. The main sugars found in this vegetable are glucose and fructose (1). 

Soluble or insoluble fiber

Savoy cabbage contains soluble and insoluble fiber (1)

The fiber in savoy cabbage helps to maintain bowel and cardiovascular health.

Fiber content ratio for Savoy cabbage

37% 51% 12%
Sugar: 2.27 g
Fiber: 3.1 g
Other: 0.73 g

Savoy cabbage net carbs

Net carbs are calculated by subtracting fiber amounts from the carb content of the food. Savoy cabbage's net carb content equals 3g per 100g.

Calories in Savoy cabbage

Savoy cabbage is a low-calorie food because 100g contains only 27 calories.

Calories per serving size

Savoy cabbage is served in one cup (70g). This amount provides 18.9 calories.

Comparison

Savoy cabbage is lower in calories than 95% of foods.

Savoy cabbage is lower in calories than Red cabbage and Broccoli.

On the other hand, it is higher in calories than usual cabbage.

The table below shows the calorie content of Savoy cabbage and some other foods.

FoodCalories
Broccoli34
Red cabbage31
Savoy cabbage27
Cabbage25
Cauliflower25
Napa cabbage12

Burning estimates

The table below illustrates how long it takes to burn 18.9 calories (1 cup of Napa cabbage) and what type of activity is required. The period was evaluated using the MET approach (Metabolic Equivalent of a Task) (2) (3).

 1 cup - 70kg person1 cup - 100kg person
Walking5 min4 min
Running3 min2 min
Cycling2 min2 min

REFERENCES

  1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/savoy-cabbage
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4428382/
  3. 2011 Compendium of Physical Activities
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Last updated: September 18, 2023
Medically reviewed by Jack Yacoubian

Important nutritional characteristics for Savoy cabbage

Savoy cabbage
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high. 32 (low)
Glycemic load 1 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 27
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 3 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 cup, shredded (70 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. -3.5 (alkaline)
Oxalates ⓘ https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0308814602002121 4mg
TOP 15% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 85% of foods
TOP 19% Vitamin A ⓘHigher in Vitamin A content than 81% of foods
TOP 25% Folate, food ⓘHigher in Folate, food content than 75% of foods
TOP 26% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 74% of foods
TOP 27% Folate ⓘHigher in Folate content than 73% of foods

Savoy cabbage calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 27
Calories in 1 cup, shredded 19 70 g

Savoy cabbage Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
32

Savoy cabbage Glycemic load (GL)

1

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21% 24% 5%
Calcium: 35 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 0.4 mg of 8 mg 5%
Magnesium: 28 mg of 420 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 42 mg of 700 mg 6%
Potassium: 230 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 28 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 0.27 mg of 11 mg 2%
Copper: 0.062 mg of 1 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.18 mg of 2 mg 8%
Selenium: 0.9 µg of 55 µg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
28 mg
TOP 35%
Calcium
35 mg
TOP 41%
Potassium
230 mg
TOP 52%
Manganese
0.18 mg
TOP 53%
Copper
0.062 mg
TOP 74%
Sodium
28 mg
TOP 79%
Phosphorus
42 mg
TOP 80%
Iron
0.4 mg
TOP 80%
Zinc
0.27 mg
TOP 81%
Selenium
0.9 µg
TOP 83%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 7% 172%
Vitamin A: 1000 IU of 5,000 IU 20%
Vitamin E : 0.17 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 31 mg of 90 mg 34%
Vitamin B1: 0.07 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B2: 0.03 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.3 mg of 16 mg 2%
Vitamin B5: 0.187 mg of 5 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.19 mg of 1 mg 15%
Folate: 80 µg of 400 µg 20%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 12.3 mg of 550 mg 2%
Vitamin K: 68.8 µg of 120 µg 57%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
31 mg
TOP 15%
Vitamin A
1000 IU
TOP 19%
Folate
80 µg
TOP 27%
Vitamin K
68.8 µg
TOP 43%
Vitamin B6
0.19 mg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B1
0.07 mg
TOP 62%
Vitamin E
0.17 mg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B5
0.187 mg
TOP 82%
Choline
12.3 mg
TOP 83%
Vitamin B3
0.3 mg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B2
0.03 mg
TOP 87%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 22% 20% 22% 12% 14% 6% 11% 15% 18%
Tryptophan: 20 mg of 280 mg 7%
Threonine: 69 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Isoleucine: 101 mg of 1,400 mg 7%
Leucine: 103 mg of 2,730 mg 4%
Lysine: 94 mg of 2,100 mg 4%
Methionine: 20 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 64 mg of 1,750 mg 4%
Valine: 85 mg of 1,820 mg 5%
Histidine: 41 mg of 700 mg 6%

Fat type information

19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.049 g

All nutrients for Savoy cabbage per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 27kcal 1% 95% 1.7 times less than OrangeOrange
Protein 2g 5% 78% 1.4 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.1g 0% 93% 333.1 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 31mg 34% 15% 1.7 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 3g N/A 63% 18.1 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 6.1g 2% 57% 4.6 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.4mg 5% 80% 6.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 35mg 4% 41% 3.6 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 230mg 7% 52% 1.6 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 28mg 7% 35% 5 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 2.27g N/A 58% 4 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 3.1g 12% 26% 1.3 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.06mg 7% 74% 2.3 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.27mg 2% 81% 23.4 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 42mg 6% 80% 4.3 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 28mg 1% 79% 17.5 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 1000IU 20% 19% 16.7 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 6% 34%
Vitamin E 0.17mg 1% 79% 8.6 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 0.9µg 2% 83%
Manganese 0.18mg 8% 53%
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 6% 62% 3.8 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 2% 87% 4.3 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 2% 84% 31.9 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.19mg 4% 82% 6 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.19mg 15% 50% 1.6 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 68.8µg 57% 43% 1.5 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Folate 80µg 20% 27% 1.3 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0% 93% 453.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Choline 12.3mg 2% 83%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g N/A 93% 1399.9 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g N/A 90% 962.7 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0% 92% 15.3 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.07mg 0% 92% 10.4 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 0.1mg 0% 90% 9 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.1mg 0% 93% 23.6 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.09mg 0% 91% 4.8 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.02mg 0% 93% 4.8 times less than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.06mg 0% 93% 10.4 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.09mg 0% 92% 23.9 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.04mg 0% 92% 18.3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 27
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 28mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 35mg 4%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 230mg 7%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Savoy cabbage nutrition infographic

Savoy cabbage nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.