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Chinese cabbage vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 3.06g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
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 Onion
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Onion
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
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
6
Onion

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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Onion
Contains more Iron +281%
Contains more Calcium +356.5%
Contains more Potassium +72.6%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Iron +281%
Contains more Calcium +356.5%
Contains more Potassium +72.6%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
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
:
2
Onion
Contains more Vitamin C +508.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +508.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +331%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.8%

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
0%
Onion

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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 Onion Opinion
Calories 13 40 Onion
Protein 1.5 1.1 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.1 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 7.4 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.21 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 23 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 146 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 10 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 1.18 4.24 Onion
Fiber 1 1.7 Onion
Copper 0.021 0.039 Onion
Zinc 0.19 0.17 Chinese cabbage
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 37 29 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65 4 Onion
Vitamin A 4468 2 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.02 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.046 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.116 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.123 Onion
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.12 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 0.4 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.042 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.013 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.017 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.014 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.021 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 0.014 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.025 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.039 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.002 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.025 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 0.021 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.014 Chinese cabbage
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