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Zucchini vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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.
Zucchini Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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
Zucchini Chinese cabbage
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
15
Zucchini
60
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
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
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Contains more Copper +152.4%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.7%
Contains more Iron +116.2%
Contains more Calcium +556.3%
Equal in Potassium - 252
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Phosphorus - 37
Contains more Copper +152.4%
Contains more Zinc +68.4%
Contains less Sodium -87.7%
Contains more Iron +116.2%
Contains more Calcium +556.3%
Equal in Potassium - 252
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Phosphorus - 37

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +151.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2134%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin K +958.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +151.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +2134%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19%
Contains more Vitamin K +958.1%

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%
Zucchini
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Zucchini
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 Zucchini Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 17 13 Zucchini
Protein 1.21 1.5 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.32 0.2 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 45 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 3.11 2.18 Zucchini
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 16 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 261 252 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 19 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 2.5 1.18 Zucchini
Fiber 1 1
Copper 0.053 0.021 Zucchini
Zinc 0.32 0.19 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 37 Zucchini
Sodium 8 65 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.12 0.09 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.04 Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.07 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.5 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.088 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.01 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.029 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.044 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.071 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.067 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.018 0.009 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.054 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.026
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