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Chinese cabbage vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.52g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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.
Chinese cabbage Broccoli
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage 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
60
Chinese cabbage
80
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
14
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 Calcium +123.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +115.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Contains more Calcium +123.4%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Contains more Zinc +115.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.73

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 A +617.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +551.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.175
Contains more Vitamin A +617.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +98.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +551.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +123.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.175

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
7%
Broccoli
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
2%
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 Chinese cabbage Broccoli Opinion
Calories 13 34 Broccoli
Protein 1.5 2.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.2 0.37 Broccoli
Vitamin C 45 89.2 Broccoli
Carbs 2.18 6.64 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.73 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 47 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 19 21 Broccoli
Sugars 1.18 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 1 2.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.021 0.049 Broccoli
Zinc 0.19 0.41 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 37 66 Broccoli
Sodium 65 33 Broccoli
Vitamin A 4468 623 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.071 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.639 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.175 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 101.6 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.039 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.011 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.038 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.049 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.085 0.079 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.089 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.009 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.066 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.026 0.059 Broccoli
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