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Beetroot vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 5.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.083g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Beetroot Chinese broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Beetroot
53
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
13
Beetroot
13
Chinese broccoli

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +23%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Zinc +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Equal in Phosphorus - 41
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +23%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Zinc +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Equal in Phosphorus - 41

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin C +475.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4863.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +42300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Contains more Vitamin C +475.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4863.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +42300%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
10%
Beetroot
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Beetroot
3%
Chinese broccoli

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Beetroot Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 43 22 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 1.14 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 4.9 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 9.56 3.81 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.56 Beetroot
Calcium 16 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 325 261 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 18 Beetroot
Sugars 6.76 0.84 Beetroot
Fiber 2.8 2.5 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.061 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 40 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 78 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 33 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.04 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.437 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.07 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.11 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
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