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Chinese cabbage vs Lettuce - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.9%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.86
Equal in Zinc - 0.18
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.9%
Contains more Magnesium +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.6%
Contains more Copper +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -56.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.86
Equal in Zinc - 0.18

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 C +389.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +389.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +177.6%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Chinese cabbage
85
Lettuce
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chinese cabbage
9
Lettuce

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 the food
Protein
9%
Chinese cabbage
8%
Lettuce
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
3%
Lettuce
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Lettuce

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Lettuce
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 contains less Sugars?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chinese cabbage Lettuce Opinion
Calories 13 15 Lettuce
Protein 1.5 1.36 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.15 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 9.2 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 2.87 Lettuce
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.86 Lettuce
Calcium 105 36 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 194 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 13 Chinese cabbage
Sugars 1.18 0.78 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1 1.3 Lettuce
Copper 0.021 0.029 Lettuce
Zinc 0.19 0.18 Chinese cabbage
Starch 0 Lettuce
Phosphorus 37 29 Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65 28 Lettuce
Vitamin A 4468 7405 Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.09 0.22 Lettuce
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.07 Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.08 Lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.375 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.134 Lettuce
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.09 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 126.3 Lettuce
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.02 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.006 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.082 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 0.059 Lettuce
Isoleucine 0.085 0.084 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.079 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.084 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.016 Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.055 Lettuce
Valine 0.066 0.07 Lettuce
Histidine 0.026 0.022 Chinese cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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