The calorie content in cabbage varies based on the way in which it is consumed and also its quantity. While raw cabbage has higher number of calories cooked cabbage has lesser. One serving which is equal to 1 oz of cabbage contains 8 calories. An equal quantity of cabbage has 0.1 grams of Fat, 0.4 grams of proteins, 1.4 grams of carbohydrates and 0.6 grams of fibre. One cup of chopped cabbage which weighs around 89 grams contains approximately 22 calories out of which just 1 calorie comes from Fat. There is a total of 0.1 gram of Fat content in cabbage. The Sodium content in Cabbage is 16 mg. Total Carbohydrates in one cup chopped cabbage are 5.2 grams out of which 2.2 grams come from Dietary Fiber and 2.8 grams come from Sugar. The protein content in an equal quantity of Cabbage is 1.1 gram.
Cabbage, a green leafy vegetable, is also rich in Vitamin C and offers some amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Riboflavin, Thiamin, Folate, Iron and Calcium. And the best part is that you would not be taking in a huge amount of calories by eating cabbage. Cabbage is quite low in calories as is understood from the above mentioned figures. Most of the calories in cabbage come from carbohydrates while only some of these come from fats and proteins.
Cabbage is considered to be a nutritious vegetable and offers a number of health benefits. Low in calories, saturated fats as well as cholesterol cabbage can help in decreasing the threat of strokes and heart diseases and is thus a great health booster. You may have cabbage in the raw form as part of salads as well as have it in the form of cooked vegetable both these forms of cabbage have good nutritional value.