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Chinese cabbage vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese cabbage and Potato different?

  • Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Calcium, while Potato is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Chinese cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 36% more than Potato.
  • Chinese cabbage contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Potato. Chinese cabbage contains 223µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Potato contains 0µg.

Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw types were 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 +775%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +68.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +423.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.81
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.1%
Contains more Potassium +68.7%
Contains less Sodium -90.8%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +423.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.81

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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Potato
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Folate +340%
Contains more Vitamin K +2175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +235.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.6%
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 1% 1% 0% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Folate +340%
Contains more Vitamin K +2175%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +235.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Potato Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 15.39g Potato
Protein 1.5g 2.05g Potato
Fats 0.2g 0.09g Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18g 17.49g Potato
Calories 13kcal 77kcal Potato
Starch g 15.29g Potato
Fructose g 0.26g Potato
Sugar 1.18g 0.82g Potato
Fiber 1g 2.1g Potato
Calcium 105mg 12mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.81mg Potato
Magnesium 19mg 23mg Potato
Phosphorus 37mg 57mg Potato
Potassium 252mg 425mg Potato
Sodium 65mg 6mg Potato
Zinc 0.19mg 0.3mg Potato
Copper 0.021mg 0.11mg Potato
Vitamin A 4468IU 2IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.01mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 19.7mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.081mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.032mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 1.061mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.295mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.298mg Potato
Folate 66µg 15µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 2µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.021mg Potato
Threonine 0.049mg 0.067mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.066mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg 0.098mg Potato
Lysine 0.089mg 0.107mg Potato
Methionine 0.009mg 0.032mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.081mg Potato
Valine 0.066mg 0.103mg Potato
Histidine 0.026mg 0.035mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.025g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.002g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.042g Chinese cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Potato
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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
20
Potato

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%
Potato
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
17%
Potato
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
0%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 59mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.