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Chinese cabbage vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 2.65g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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.
Chinese cabbage Red cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Chinese cabbage Red cabbage
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
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
10
Red cabbage

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 +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Potassium - 243
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Potassium - 243

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 +300.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.069
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209
Contains more Vitamin A +300.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.069
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.209

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Red cabbage

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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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 13 31 Red cabbage
Protein 1.5 1.43 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.16 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 2.18 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.8
Calcium 105 45 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 243 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 16 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 1.18 3.83 Red cabbage
Fiber 1 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.021 0.017 Chinese cabbage
Zinc 0.19 0.22 Red cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 37 30 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65 27 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 4468 1116 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.11 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.069 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.418 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.147 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 38.2 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.012 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.08 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.012 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.039 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 0.034 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.046 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.036 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 0.048 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.024 Chinese cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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