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Cabbage Nutrition

Cabbage Nutrition Cabbages are another cruciferous vegetable which contains unique cancer fighting properties.

  • The cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable (cauliflower, broccoli, kale and brussels sprouts also fall into this catagory), which contain unique cancer fighting phytonutrients.

  • Cabbage nutrition also contains a very good level of vitamin C which helps to protect cells and tissues from free radical damage, thereby helping to prevent cancer. Vitamin C also aids in dietary iron absorption.

  • Cabbage nutrition also contains a good source source of vitamin K which helps with blood clotting and also helps to prevent postmenopausal bone loss. Vitamin K can also help to protect us from liver and prostate cancer.

  • Red cabbages are higher in disease fighting phytonutrients than white cabbages.

  • One cup of cabbage contains around 22 calories.



    THE FULL NUTRITIONAL VALUE OF CABBAGES:

    Cabbage, raw

    Refuse: 20%  (Outer leaves and core)
    Scientific Name:  Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group)
    NDB No: 11109 (Nutrient values and weights are for edible portion)

    Nutrient Units 1.00 X 1 cup, chopped
    -------
    89g
    Proximates
    Water
    g
    82.04
    Energy
    kcal
    22
    Energy
    kJ
    92
    Protein
    g
    1.14
    Total lipid (fat)
    g
    0.09
    Ash
    g
    0.57
    Carbohydrate, by difference
    g
    5.16
    Fiber, total dietary
    g
    2.2
    Sugars, total
    g
    2.85
    Sucrose
    g
    0.07
    Glucose (dextrose)
    g
    1.49
    Fructose
    g
    1.29
    Lactose
    g
    0.00
    Maltose
    g
    0.01
    Galactose
    g
    0.00
    Starch
    g
    0.00
    Minerals
    Calcium, Ca
    mg
    36
    Iron, Fe
    mg
    0.42
    Magnesium, Mg
    mg
    11
    Phosphorus, P
    mg
    23
    Potassium, K
    mg
    151
    Sodium, Na
    mg
    16
    Zinc, Zn
    mg
    0.16
    Copper, Cu
    mg
    0.017
    Manganese, Mn
    mg
    0.142
    Fluoride, F
    mcg
    0.9
    Selenium, Se
    mcg
    0.3
    Vitamins
    Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
    mg
    32.6
    Thiamin
    mg
    0.054
    Riboflavin
    mg
    0.036
    Niacin
    mg
    0.208
    Pantothenic acid
    mg
    0.189
    Vitamin B-6
    mg
    0.110
    Folate, total
    mcg
    38
    Folic acid
    mcg
    0
    Folate, food
    mcg
    38
    Folate, DFE
    mcg_DFE
    38
    Choline, total
    mg
    9.5
    Betaine
    mg
    0.4
    Vitamin B-12
    mcg
    0.00
    Vitamin B-12, added
    mcg
    0.00
    Vitamin A, RAE
    mcg_RAE
    4
    Retinol
    mcg
    0
    Carotene, beta
    mcg
    37
    Carotene, alpha
    mcg
    29
    Cryptoxanthin, beta
    mcg
    0
    Vitamin A, IU
    IU
    87
    Lycopene
    mcg
    0
    Lutein + zeaxanthin
    mcg
    27
    Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)
    mg
    0.13
    Vitamin E, added
    mg
    0.00
    Tocopherol, beta
    mg
    0.00
    Tocopherol, gamma
    mg
    0.00
    Tocopherol, delta
    mg
    0.00
    Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
    mcg
    0.0
    Vitamin D
    IU
    0
    Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
    mcg
    67.6
    Lipids
    Fatty acids, total saturated
    g
    0.030
    4:0
    g
    0.000
    6:0
    g
    0.000
    8:0
    g
    0.000
    10:0
    g
    0.000
    12:0
    g
    0.000
    14:0
    g
    0.000
    15:0
    g
    0.000
    16:0
    g
    0.030
    17:0
    g
    0.000
    18:0
    g
    0.000
    20:0
    g
    0.000
    22:0
    g
    0.000
    24:0
    g
    0.000
    Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
    g
    0.015
    14:1
    g
    0.000
    15:1
    g
    0.000
    16:1 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    17:1
    g
    0.000
    18:1 undifferentiated
    g
    0.015
    20:1
    g
    0.000
    22:1 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
    g
    0.015
    18:2 undifferentiated
    g
    0.015
    18:3 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    18:4
    g
    0.000
    20:2 n-6 c,c
    g
    0.000
    20:3 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    20:4 undifferentiated
    g
    0.000
    20:5 n-3 (EPA)
    g
    0.000
    22:5 n-3 (DPA)
    g
    0.000
    22:6 n-3 (DHA)
    g
    0.000
    Cholesterol
    mg
    0
    Phytosterols
    mg
    10
    Amino acids
    Tryptophan
    g
    0.010
    Threonine
    g
    0.031
    Isoleucine
    g
    0.027
    Leucine
    g
    0.036
    Lysine
    g
    0.039
    Methionine
    g
    0.011
    Cystine
    g
    0.010
    Phenylalanine
    g
    0.028
    Tyrosine
    g
    0.017
    Valine
    g
    0.037
    Arginine
    g
    0.067
    Histidine
    g
    0.020
    Alanine
    g
    0.037
    Aspartic acid
    g
    0.109
    Glutamic acid
    g
    0.262
    Glycine
    g
    0.027
    Proline
    g
    0.043
    Serine
    g
    0.047
    Other
    Alcohol, ethyl
    g
    0.0
    Caffeine
    mg
    0
    Theobromine
    mg
    0
    USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009)

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