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Chinese broccoli vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 3.4g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 broccoli Onion
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price 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 broccoli 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
53
Chinese broccoli
6
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese broccoli
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
:
1
Onion
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +334.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +56.4%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +334.8%
Contains more Potassium +78.8%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Copper +56.4%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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
:
1
Onion
Contains more Vitamin C +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +81800%
Contains more Vitamin E +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +440.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +21100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +81800%
Contains more Vitamin E +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +440.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +21100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
9%
Onion
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
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 broccoli Onion Opinion
Calories 22 40 Onion
Protein 1.14 1.1 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72 0.1 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 7.4 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.21 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100 23 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 146 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 10 Chinese broccoli
Sugars 0.84 4.24 Onion
Fiber 2.5 1.7 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061 0.039 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39 0.17 Chinese broccoli
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 41 29 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 4 Onion
Vitamin A 1638 2 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.02 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.046 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.027 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.116 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.123 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.12 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 0.4 Chinese broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.013 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.017 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.002 Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.014 Onion
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