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Red cabbage vs Chinese 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.
Red cabbage Chinese 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
Red cabbage Chinese 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
47
Red cabbage
60
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red cabbage
13
Chinese 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
:
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.5%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Potassium - 252
Contains more Zinc +15.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.5%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Potassium - 252

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 +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67%
Contains more Vitamin A +300.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.194
Contains more Vitamin C +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +67%
Contains more Vitamin A +300.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +19.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.194

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%
Red cabbage
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Chinese 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 Red cabbage Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 31 13 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 1.5 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.2 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 57 45 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 2.18 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.8
Calcium 45 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 243 252 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 16 19 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 3.83 1.18 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.021 Chinese cabbage
Zinc 0.22 0.19 Red cabbage
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 37 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 27 65 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1116 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.09 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.5 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.088 Red cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.194 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.027 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.039 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.046 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.049 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.014 0.009 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.048 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.024 0.026 Chinese cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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