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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +728.6%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 1.5g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 2.18g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 13kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g 5.1g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 1.5g Peppers
Calcium 105mg 18mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 1.2mg Peppers
Magnesium 19mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 37mg 46mg Peppers
Potassium 252mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 65mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.19mg 0.3mg Peppers
Copper 0.021mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 4468IU 1179IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.061mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 66µg 23µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 14.3µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine 0.049mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.065mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.089mg
Methionine 0.009mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine 0.066mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine 0.026mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.011g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.109g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Peppers
Low Fats diet Equal
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
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

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.

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.