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Chinese cabbage vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chinese cabbage and Carrot

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Calcium, and Iron, however Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 68% more than Chinese cabbage.
  • Carrot has 8 times less Vitamin C than Chinese cabbage. Chinese cabbage has 45mg of Vitamin C, while Carrot has 5.9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Carrots, 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 +218.2%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 35
Equal in Sodium - 69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Calcium +218.2%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +27%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Copper +114.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 35
Equal in Sodium - 69

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +662.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +244.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.2%
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +244.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +273.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 1.5g 0.93g Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.24g Carrot
Carbs 2.18g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 13kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 1.18g 4.74g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 105mg 33mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.3mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 12mg Chinese cabbage
Phosphorus 37mg 35mg Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252mg 320mg Carrot
Sodium 65mg 69mg Chinese cabbage
Zinc 0.19mg 0.24mg Carrot
Copper 0.021mg 0.045mg Carrot
Vitamin A 4468IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 5.9mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.066mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.058mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.138mg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 19µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 13.2µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.012mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.077mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine 0.089mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine 0.009mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine 0.066mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine 0.026mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.037g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.014g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Carrot
Low Fats diet ok
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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.
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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.