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Chinese cabbage vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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 Taro
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Taro
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
19
Taro

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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Taro
Contains more Iron +45.5%
Contains more Calcium +144.2%
Contains more Potassium +134.5%
Contains more Magnesium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +719%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +127%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%
Contains more Iron +45.5%
Contains more Calcium +144.2%
Contains more Potassium +134.5%
Contains more Magnesium +73.7%
Contains more Copper +719%
Contains more Zinc +21.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +127%
Contains less Sodium -83.1%

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
:
5
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +5778.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin K +4450%
Contains more Vitamin E +2544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +5778.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin K +4450%
Contains more Vitamin E +2544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.9%

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%
Taro
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Taro

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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 Taro Opinion
Calories 13 112 Taro
Protein 1.5 1.5
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 45 4.5 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.55 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 43 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 591 Taro
Magnesium 19 33 Taro
Sugars 1.18 0.4 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.021 0.172 Taro
Zinc 0.19 0.23 Taro
Starch
Phosphorus 37 84 Taro
Sodium 65 11 Taro
Vitamin A 4468 76 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.095 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.025 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.6 Taro
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.303 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 1 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.041 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.016 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.083 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.023 Taro
Threonine 0.049 0.069 Taro
Isoleucine 0.085 0.054 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.111 Taro
Lysine 0.089 0.067 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.02 Taro
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.082 Taro
Valine 0.066 0.082 Taro
Histidine 0.026 0.034 Taro
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