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Broccoli 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 - 0.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.071g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Broccoli Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
80
Broccoli
53
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
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 +30.4%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61%
Contains more Calcium +112.8%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.39
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61%
Contains more Calcium +112.8%
Contains more Copper +24.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.39

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +216.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +216.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +260.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +162.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.8%

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
17%
Broccoli
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
2%
Broccoli
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 Broccoli Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 34 22 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 1.14 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 28.2 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 3.81 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.56 Broccoli
Calcium 47 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 316 261 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 18 Broccoli
Sugars 1.7 0.84 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 2.5 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.41 0.39 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 41 Broccoli
Sodium 33 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 623 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.48 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.437 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.159 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.07 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 84.8 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.11 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
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