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Chinese cabbage vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese cabbage and Arrowroot

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium, however Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 68% more than Chinese cabbage.
  • Chinese cabbage has 223 times more Vitamin A RAE than Arrowroot. While Chinese cabbage has 223µg of Vitamin A RAE, Arrowroot has only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Arrowroot, raw.

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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 +1650%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +231.6%
Contains more Copper +476.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +231.6%
Contains more Copper +476.2%

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 A +23415.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.1%
Contains more Folate +412.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +23415.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.1%
Contains more Folate +412.1%

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.
Chinese cabbage Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 1.5g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 2.18g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 13kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1g 1.3g Arrowroot
Calcium 105mg 6mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 19mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 37mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 252mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 65mg 26mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.19mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.021mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 4468IU 19IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 1.9mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.059mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 66µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.039g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.004g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.092g Chinese cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chinese cabbage Arrowroot
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
56
Chinese cabbage
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
31
Arrowroot

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot 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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/nutrients
  2. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/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.