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Chinese cabbage vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chinese cabbage and Jalapeño

  • Chinese cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, and Iron, yet Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 82% more than Chinese cabbage.
  • Chinese cabbage contains 9 times more Calcium than Jalapeño. While Chinese cabbage contains 105mg of Calcium, Jalapeño contains only 12mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Contains more Copper +119%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Potassium - 248
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Magnesium +26.7%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.3%
Contains more Copper +119%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Equal in Potassium - 248

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 +314.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +145.9%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3877.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +314.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +145.9%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +3877.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +258%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +116%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

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 Jalapeño
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 13kcal 29kcal Jalapeño
Protein 1.5g 0.91g Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Jalapeño
Vitamin C 45mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Net carbs 1.18g 3.7g Jalapeño
Carbs 2.18g 6.5g Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 0.25mg Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105mg 12mg Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252mg 248mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 15mg Chinese cabbage
Sugar 1.18g 4.12g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 2.8g Jalapeño
Copper 0.021mg 0.046mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.19mg 0.14mg Chinese cabbage
Starch g g
Phosphorus 37mg 26mg Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65mg 3mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 4468IU 1078IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 18.5µg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 27µg Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.092g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.112g Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg mg Chinese cabbage
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.065g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.