As a winter vegetable, the Savoy cabbage is tended to be used I a ll kinds of culinary situations.
It is quite a heavy vegetable for its size and has unblemished leaves that have a bright and fresh look
So can guinea pigs eat savoy cabbage and if they can eat them, how much of them can be eaten.
In particular, their acidic, sugar, fat, calcium, and phosphorus content are of particular interest.
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energyt113 kJ (27 kcal)
– Sugarst2.27 g
– Dietary fibert3.1 g
Vitamin A equiv.t50 μg (6%)
– beta-carotenet600 μg (6%)
– lutein and zeaxanthint77 μg
Thiamine (vit. B1)t0.07 mg (6%)
Riboflavin (vit. B2)t0.03 mg (3%)
Niacin (vit. B3)t0.3 mg (2%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)t0.187 mg (4%)
Vitamin B6t0.19 mg (15%)
Folate (vit. B9)t80 μg (20%)
Cholinet12.3 mg (3%)
Vitamin Ct31 mg (37%)
Vitamin Et0.17 mg (1%)
Vitamin Kt68.8 μg (66%)
Calciumt35 mg (4%)
Iront0.4 mg (3%)
Magnesiumt28 mg (8%)
Manganeset0.18 mg (9%)
Phosphorust42 mg (6%)
Potassiumt230 mg (5%)
Zinct0.27 mg (3%)
As you can see Savoy cabbage contains a little phosphorus, a hint of calcium, fat and sugar. They are also a little acidic.
They also contain a very good amount of vitamin c.
With that in mind Savoy cabbages can be eaten 3-4 times a week.