Mayonnaise vs. Cabbage

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Cabbage


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mayonnaise versus cabbage (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mayonnaise and cabbage:

  • Cabbage has more thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Cabbage has signficantly more calcium than mayonnaise.
  • Cabbage has signficantly more potassium than mayonnaise.
  • Cabbage is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Cabbage is an excellent source of Vitamin C.
  • Mayonnaise is an excellent source of Vitamin K.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and cabbage is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Cabbage (Cabbage, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

calories

Mayonnaise is high in calories and cabbage has 96% less calories than mayonnaise - cabbage has 25 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

Mayonnaise Cabbage
Protein ~ 17%
Carbohydrates ~ 80%
Fat 99% 3%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Cabbage and mayonnaise contain similar amounts carbs - cabbage has 5.8g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in cabbage are made of 56% sugar and 44% dietary fiber, whereas the carbs in mayonnaise comprise of 100% sugar.

dietary fiber

Cabbage is a great source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - cabbage has 2.5g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Cabbage and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - cabbage has 3.2g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Cabbage and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of protein - cabbage has 1.3g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and cabbage has 100% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - cabbage has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and cabbage are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and cabbage does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Cabbage has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and cabbage does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Cabbage is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - cabbage has 36.6mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Cabbage and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - cabbage has 5ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than cabbage - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and cabbage does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mayonnaise has 20 times more Vitamin E than cabbage - cabbage has 0.15mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Mayonnaise is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 114% more Vitamin K than cabbage - cabbage has 76ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Cabbage has more thiamin, niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12. Both mayonnaise and cabbage contain significant amounts of riboflavin and pantothenic acid.

Mayonnaise Cabbage
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.061 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.04 MG
Niacin ~ 0.234 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.212 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 0.124 MG
Folate 5 UG 43 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Cabbage has signficantly more calcium than mayonnaise - cabbage has 40mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Cabbage and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of iron - cabbage has 0.47mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Cabbage has signficantly more potassium than mayonnaise - cabbage has 170mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mayonnaise Cabbage
beta-carotene 6 UG 42 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 30 UG
alpha-carotene ~ 33 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than cabbage per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Cabbage
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.017 G
Total 39.271 G 0.017 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Cabbage (Cabbage, raw) .

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