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Chinese cabbage vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Jícama
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Jícama
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
60
Chinese cabbage
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
6
Jícama

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 +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Potassium +68%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Potassium +68%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Zinc +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.6%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%

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 +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +361.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +15066.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21176.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +361.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +15066.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.4%

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
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
9%
Jícama
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
0%
Jícama

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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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 13 38 Jícama
Protein 1.5 0.72 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.09 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 20.2 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.6 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 12 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 150 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 12 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 1.18 1.8 Jícama
Fiber 1 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.021 0.048 Jícama
Zinc 0.19 0.16 Chinese cabbage
Starch
Phosphorus 37 18 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65 4 Jícama
Vitamin A 4468 21 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.02 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.029 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.2 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.135 Jícama
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.042 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 0.3 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.005 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.043 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.018 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 0.016 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.025 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.007 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.017 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 0.022 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.019 Chinese cabbage
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