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Chinese cabbage vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese cabbage and Shallot

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, and Calcium, however Shallot is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, and Manganese.
  • Chinese cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 41% more than Shallot.
  • Chinese cabbage has 57 times more Vitamin K than Shallot. While Chinese cabbage has 45.5µg of Vitamin K, Shallot has only 0.8µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw and Shallots, 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 Calcium +183.8%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +32.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +319%
Contains more Zinc +110.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Calcium +183.8%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +32.5%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains more Copper +319%
Contains more Zinc +110.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%

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 +462.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +111600%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +5587.5%
Contains more Folate +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.8%
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +462.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +111600%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +150%
Contains more Vitamin K +5587.5%
Contains more Folate +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Shallot Opinion
Calories 13kcal 72kcal Shallot
Protein 1.5g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 45mg 8mg Chinese cabbage
Net carbs 1.18g 13.6g Shallot
Carbs 2.18g 16.8g Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 1.2mg Shallot
Calcium 105mg 37mg Chinese cabbage
Potassium 252mg 334mg Shallot
Magnesium 19mg 21mg Shallot
Sugar 1.18g 7.87g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 3.2g Shallot
Copper 0.021mg 0.088mg Shallot
Zinc 0.19mg 0.4mg Shallot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 37mg 60mg Shallot
Sodium 65mg 12mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4468IU 4IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.04mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.06mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.02mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.2mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.345mg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 0.8µg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 34µg Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.014g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.039g Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.049mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.088mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.089mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine 0.009mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine 0.066mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.026mg 0.043mg Shallot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage Shallot
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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.69g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.