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Chinese cabbage vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese cabbage and Pimiento different?

  • Chinese cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium, however Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pimiento is 44% higher.
  • Chinese cabbage contains 18 times more Calcium than Pimiento. While Chinese cabbage contains 105mg of Calcium, Pimiento contains only 6mg.

Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Pimento, canned are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +1650%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -78.5%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Contains more Magnesium +216.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +59.5%
Contains more Iron +110%
Contains less Sodium -78.5%
Contains more Copper +133.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.19

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 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin K +448.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
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 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Contains more Folate +1000%
Contains more Vitamin K +448.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 3.2g Pimiento
Protein 1.5g 1.1g Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 2.18g 5.1g Pimiento
Calories 13kcal 23kcal Pimiento
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g 2.71g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 105mg 6mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 19mg 6mg Chinese cabbage
Phosphorus 37mg 17mg Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252mg 158mg Chinese cabbage
Sodium 65mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.19mg 0.19mg
Copper 0.021mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Vitamin A 4468IU 2655IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.017mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.01mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 66µg 6µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 8.3µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.014mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg 0.04mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.036mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg 0.058mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg 0.049mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.034mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg 0.046mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg 0.022mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.045g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Pimiento
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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
14
Pimiento

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

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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 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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.