Cabbage Nutrition:

  • Excellent source of minerals, vitamin A, C, and B vitamins.
  • Is 90% water which makes it low in calories.
  • Is low in fat.
  • For women cabbage is a great source of iron and calcium.
  • Cabbage has 6-8 times the vitamin C content of an orange.
  • One of the least expensive vegetables per pound for nutritional content.

 If you want to lose weight in a natural way, why not try to have low calorie vegetable and fruits? Cabbage is not only sweet and affordable, it is also low in calories. It  good for weight loss because of its water content. Below is a chart showing calories in cabbage, protein, carbs and fats.

Vegetable

Measure

Prot

Carb

Fat

Pts

Cals

Cabbage, raw

1 cup, chopped(89.0 g)

1.1

5.2

0.1

0

22.3

1 cup, shredded (89.0 g)

0.9

4.1

0.1

0

17.5

1 head, large (about 7″ dia)(89.0 g)

16

72.4

1.2

6

312

1 leaf, large(89.0 g)

0.4

1.9

0

0

8.3

1 head, medium (about 5-3/4″ dia)(89.0 g)

11.6

52.7

0.9

4

227

1 leaf, medium(89.0 g)

0.3

1.3

0

0

5.8

1 head, small (about 4-1/2″ dia) (89.0 g)

9.1

41.4

0.7

3

178.5

1 leaf (89.0 g)

0.2

0.9

0

0

3.8

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