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Savoy cabbage nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

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 February 03, 2022
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Savoy cabbage

Carbs in Savoy cabbage

The Savoy cabbage is 91% water. If its water content is removed, it is primarily composed of carbohydrates. It has 6.1g of carbs per 100g, equal to 2% of daily carbohydrate needs. Savoy cabbage is lower in carbs than 57% of foods.

Macronutrients chart

2% 7% 91%
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). The sucrose levels are low.

Soluble or insoluble fiber

According to studies, Savoy cabbage contains both soluble and insoluble fiber (1). Therefore, it helps to maintain bowel and cardiovascular health.

Fiber content ratio for Savoy cabbage

2.27% 3.1% 0.73%
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 net carb content equals 3g per 100g.

Calories in Savoy cabbage

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

This vegetable provides only 1% of the daily calorie requirements.

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.

Food Calories
Broccoli 34
Red cabbage 31
Savoy cabbage 27
Cabbage 25
Cauliflower 25
Napa cabbage 12

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 person 1 cup - 100kg person
Walking 5 min 4 min
Running 3 min 2 min
Cycling 2 min 2 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: February 03, 2022

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)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
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)
85% Vitamin C
81% Vitamin A
75% Folate, food
74% Fiber
73% Folate
Explanation: The given food contains more Vitamin C than 85% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Vitamin C than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin A, Folate, food, Fiber, and Folate.

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

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21% 24% 5% 7%
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%
Choline: 12.3 mg of 550 mg 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%
Choline
12.3 mg
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 Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 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%
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%
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

0.013% 0.007% 0.049%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.049 g

All nutrients for Savoy cabbage per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 63% 3g 18.1 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 5% 78% 2g 1.4 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 0% 93% 0.1g 333.1 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 2% 57% 6.1g 4.6 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 1% 95% 27kcal 1.7 times less than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 58% 2.27g 4 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 12% 26% 3.1g 1.3 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 4% 41% 35mg 3.6 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 5% 80% 0.4mg 6.5 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 7% 35% 28mg 5 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 6% 80% 42mg 4.3 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 7% 52% 230mg 1.6 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 79% 28mg 17.5 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 2% 81% 0.27mg 23.4 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 7% 74% 0.06mg 2.3 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 20% 19% 1000IU 16.7 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 79% 0.17mg 8.6 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 34% 15% 31mg 1.7 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 6% 62% 0.07mg 3.8 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 2% 87% 0.03mg 4.3 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 2% 84% 0.3mg 31.9 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 82% 0.19mg 6 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 15% 50% 0.19mg 1.6 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 20% 27% 80µg 1.3 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 57% 43% 68.8µg 1.5 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 92% 0.02mg 15.3 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 92% 0.07mg 10.4 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 90% 0.1mg 9 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 93% 0.1mg 23.6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 91% 0.09mg 4.8 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 93% 0.02mg 4.8 times less than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 93% 0.06mg 10.4 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 92% 0.09mg 23.9 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 92% 0.04mg 18.3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 93% 0.01g 453.5 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 93% 0.01g 1399.9 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 90% 0.05g 962.7 times less than Walnut Walnut

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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
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source

Savoy cabbage nutrition infographic

Savoy cabbage nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. 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.