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Chinese cabbage vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chinese cabbage and Seaweed

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6, while Seaweed has more Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 47% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 97 times less Vitamin B6 than Chinese cabbage. Chinese cabbage contains 0.194mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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 Potassium +183.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +536.8%
Contains more Copper +519%
Contains more Zinc +547.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +183.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.1%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains more Calcium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +536.8%
Contains more Copper +519%
Contains more Zinc +547.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.5%

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 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin A +3751.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +9600%
Contains more Vitamin E +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +629.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.1%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47
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 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
Contains more Vitamin C +1400%
Contains more Vitamin A +3751.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +9600%
Contains more Vitamin E +866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +629.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +45.1%
Contains more Folate +172.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Seaweed Opinion
Calories 13kcal 43kcal Seaweed
Protein 1.5g 1.68g Seaweed
Fats 0.2g 0.56g Seaweed
Vitamin C 45mg 3mg Chinese cabbage
Net carbs 1.18g 8.27g Seaweed
Carbs 2.18g 9.57g Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Calcium 105mg 168mg Seaweed
Potassium 252mg 89mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 121mg Seaweed
Sugar 1.18g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 1g 1.3g Seaweed
Copper 0.021mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Zinc 0.19mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 37mg 42mg Seaweed
Sodium 65mg 233mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin A 4468IU 116IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.05mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.47mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.002mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 66µg Seaweed
Folate 66µg 180µg Seaweed
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.247g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.047g Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.049mg 0.055mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.076mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg 0.083mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg 0.082mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.043mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg 0.072mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.026mg 0.024mg Chinese cabbage
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Seaweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 168mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.22g)
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.