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Chinese cabbage vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese cabbage and Bell pepper different?

  • Chinese cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, and Iron, however Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 39% higher.
  • Chinese cabbage contains 12 times more Vitamin A than Bell pepper. While Chinese cabbage contains 223µg of Vitamin A, Bell pepper contains only 18µg.

Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +950%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +950%
Contains more Potassium +44%
Contains more Magnesium +90%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%

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 +1107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +514.9%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +311.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +514.9%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Vitamin C +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +311.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48

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
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
9
Bell pepper

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
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Bell pepper

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 Bell pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 13 20 Bell pepper
Protein 1.5 0.86 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.17 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 80.4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 1.1799999475479126 2.940000057220459 Bell pepper
Carbs 2.18 4.64 Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.34 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 10 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 175 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 10 Chinese cabbage
Sugar 1.18 2.4 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1 1.7 Bell pepper
Copper 0.021 0.066 Bell pepper
Zinc 0.19 0.13 Chinese cabbage
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 37 20 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 4468 370 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.37 Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.057 Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.028 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.48 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.099 Bell pepper
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 7.4 Chinese cabbage
Folate 66 10 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.058 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.008 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.062 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.012 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.036 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 0.024 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.036 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.039 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.007 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.066 0.036 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 0.01 Chinese cabbage
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.