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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
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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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
9%
Chinese cabbage
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chinese cabbage Seaweed Opinion
Calories 13 43 Seaweed
Protein 1.5 1.68 Seaweed
Fats 0.2 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 45 3 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 2.18 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 105 168 Seaweed
Potassium 252 89 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19 121 Seaweed
Sugars 1.18 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 1 1.3 Seaweed
Copper 0.021 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.19 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 37 42 Seaweed
Sodium 65 233 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin A 4468 116 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.05 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.5 0.47 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.194 0.002 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 66 Seaweed
Folate 66 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.247 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096 0.047 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.049 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.085 0.076 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 0.083 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 0.082 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.044 0.043 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.026 0.024 Chinese cabbage
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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 of 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.