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Rapini vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Rapini and Napa cabbage?

  • Napa cabbage has less Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Phosphorus than Rapini.
  • Rapini's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% higher.
  • Rapini has 32 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. Rapini has 0.162mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage has 0.005mg.

We used Broccoli raab, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +272.4%
Contains more Iron +189.2%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +284.2%
Contains more Potassium +125.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +128.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 33% 81% 16% 32% 18% 5% 22% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Calcium +272.4%
Contains more Iron +189.2%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +284.2%
Contains more Potassium +125.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Copper +128.6%

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
Rapini
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +897%
Contains more Vitamin C +531.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +416%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +820%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +362.2%
Contains more Folate +93%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 158% 33% 0% 68% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 63% 0% 560%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +897%
Contains more Vitamin C +531.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +416%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +820%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +362.2%
Contains more Folate +93%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Rapini Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rapini Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 0.15g 2.23g Napa cabbage
Protein 3.17g 1.1g Rapini
Fats 0.49g 0.17g Rapini
Carbs 2.85g 2.23g Rapini
Calories 22kcal 12kcal Rapini
Starch g g
Fructose 0.17g g Rapini
Sugar 0.38g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.7g g Rapini
Calcium 108mg 29mg Rapini
Iron 2.14mg 0.74mg Rapini
Magnesium 22mg 8mg Rapini
Phosphorus 73mg 19mg Rapini
Potassium 196mg 87mg Rapini
Sodium 33mg 11mg Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.77mg 0.14mg Rapini
Copper 0.042mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 2622IU 263IU Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62mg mg Rapini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.2mg 3.2mg Rapini
Vitamin B1 0.162mg 0.005mg Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.129mg 0.025mg Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.221mg 0.466mg Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.322mg 0.035mg Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.171mg 0.037mg Rapini
Folate 83µg 43µg Rapini
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 224µg µg Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043mg mg Rapini
Threonine 0.106mg mg Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104mg mg Rapini
Leucine 0.17mg mg Rapini
Lysine 0.198mg mg Rapini
Methionine 0.048mg mg Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128mg mg Rapini
Valine 0.153mg mg Rapini
Histidine 0.066mg mg Rapini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g g Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.13g g Rapini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Rapini Napa cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
86
Rapini
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
27
Rapini
12
Napa cabbage

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 food.
Protein
19%
Rapini
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
3%
Rapini
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
2%
Rapini
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/nutrients
  2. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.