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Chinese cabbage vs. Cardoon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese cabbage and Cardoon different?

  • Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6, while Cardoon is higher in Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Chinese cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 48% more than Cardoon.
  • Chinese cabbage is lower in Sodium.

Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Cardoon, raw types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +121.1%
Contains more Potassium +58.7%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Manganese +61%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7% 21% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +60.9%
Contains less Sodium -61.8%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Selenium +150%
Contains more Magnesium +121.1%
Contains more Potassium +58.7%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Manganese +61%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +284.1%
Equal in Folate - 68
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 4% 114%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 5% 7% 6% 21% 27% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +2150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +284.1%
Equal in Folate - 68

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +114.3%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +86.7%
Contains more Other +41.3%
Equal in Water - 94
2% 95%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 2.18 g
Water: 95.32 g
Other: 0.8 g
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 g
Contains more Protein +114.3%
Contains more Fats +100%
Contains more Carbs +86.7%
Contains more Other +41.3%
Equal in Water - 94

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +134.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20%
20% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.015 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.096 g
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +134.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -59.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chinese cabbage Cardoon
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Cardoon Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 2.47g Cardoon
Protein 1.5g 0.7g Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18g 4.07g Cardoon
Calories 13kcal 17kcal Cardoon
Sugar 1.18g Cardoon
Fiber 1g 1.6g Cardoon
Calcium 105mg 70mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.7mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 42mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 37mg 23mg Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252mg 400mg Cardoon
Sodium 65mg 170mg Chinese cabbage
Zinc 0.19mg 0.17mg Chinese cabbage
Copper 0.021mg 0.231mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.159mg 0.256mg Cardoon
Selenium 0.5µg 0.2µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin A 4468IU 0IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 223µg 0µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45mg 2mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.02mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.03mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.3mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.338mg Cardoon
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.116mg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 68µg Cardoon
Choline 6.4mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin K 45.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg Chinese cabbage
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.011g Cardoon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.018g Cardoon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.041g Chinese cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Cardoon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
52%
Chinese cabbage
9%
Cardoon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Chinese cabbage
26%
Cardoon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 105mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon 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 richer in minerals?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/nutrients
  2. Cardoon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169981/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.