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Zucchini vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 1.66g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 broccoli
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini Chinese broccoli
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
53
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
13
Chinese broccoli

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 Iron +51.4%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Copper +15.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 41
Contains more Iron +51.4%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Copper +15.1%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 41

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 B5 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +719%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1872.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +719%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1872.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Zucchini
3%
Chinese broccoli

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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 broccoli Opinion
Calories 17 22 Chinese broccoli
Protein 1.21 1.14 Zucchini
Fats 0.32 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 17.9 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.11 3.81 Chinese broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.56 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 16 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 261
Magnesium 18 18
Sugars 2.5 0.84 Zucchini
Fiber 1 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.053 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.32 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 8 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 200 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.12 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.437 Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.159 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.07 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.11 Zucchini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.01 Zucchini
Threonine 0.029 Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 Zucchini
Valine 0.054 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 Zucchini
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