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Table 4 Antioxidant activity of head cabbages

From: Phytochemicals and antioxidant activity in four varieties of head cabbages commonly consumed in China

Cabbages DPPH (Inhibition %) ABTS (Inhibition %) FRAP (Absorbance)
Red head cabbage
B. o. var. capitata f, rubra
69.82 ± 0.63 a 87.23 ± 2.75 a 0.53 ± 0.07 a
Flat head cabbage
B. o. var. capitata f, linn
47.76 ± 1.23 b 28.65 ± 1.87 b 0.24 ± 0.02 b
Ball head cabbage
B. o. var. capitata f, alba
44.56 ± 0.57 b 24.36 ± 1.05 b 0.29 ± 0.02 b
Conical head cabbage
B. o. var. capitata f, acuta
43.25 ± 0.83 b 25.48 ± 2.03 b 0.23 ± 0.04 b
  1. Data expressed as means ± standard deviation. Different letters in each column mean significant differences (p < 0.05)