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Chinese cabbage vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chinese cabbage and Rutabagas

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Calcium, while Rutabagas has more Vitamin A, and Fiber.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 38% higher.
  • Rutabagas contain 3 times less Folate than Chinese cabbage. Chinese cabbage contains 66µg of Folate, while Rutabagas contain 21µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Chinese cabbage is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Rutabagas, 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
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Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Calcium +144.2%
Contains more Potassium +21%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Calcium +144.2%
Contains more Potassium +21%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 20

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 C +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +15066.7%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
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 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +15066.7%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%

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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Rutabagas

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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.28g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.027 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 13 37 Rutabagas
Protein 1.5 1.08 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.16 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45 25 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 8.62 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.44 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 105 43 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252 305 Rutabagas
Magnesium 19 20 Rutabagas
Sugar 1.18 4.46 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1 2.3 Rutabagas
Copper 0.021 0.032 Rutabagas
Zinc 0.19 0.24 Rutabagas
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 37 53 Rutabagas
Sodium 65 12 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 4468 2 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.3 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.04 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.7 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.16 Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.1 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 0.3 Chinese cabbage
Folate 66 21 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.027
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.025 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

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