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Chinese cabbage vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chinese cabbage and Peppers?

  • Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, and Calcium, yet Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 219% higher.
  • Chinese cabbage has 6 times more Calcium than Peppers. Chinese cabbage has 105mg of Calcium, while Peppers have 18mg.

We used Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this 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
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%

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 +279%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Contains more Folate +187%
Contains more Vitamin C +438.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +279%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Contains more Folate +187%
Contains more Vitamin C +438.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Peppers

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 Peppers
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Peppers
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.92g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Peppers Opinion
Calories 13 40 Peppers
Protein 1.5 2 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 45 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 1.1799999475479126 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 2.18 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 105 18 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 340 Peppers
Magnesium 19 25 Peppers
Sugar 1.18 5.1 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1 1.5 Peppers
Copper 0.021 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.19 0.3 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 37 46 Peppers
Sodium 65 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 4468 1179 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.061 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 14.3 Chinese cabbage
Folate 66 23 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.011 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.109 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.015 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.049 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.085 0.065 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.089
Methionine 0.009 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.066 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.026 0.041 Peppers
Fructose

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.