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Celtuce vs. Napa cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Celtuce and Napa cabbage

  • Celtuce has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Potassium, however, Napa cabbage is higher in Copper.
  • Celtuce covers your daily Manganese needs 21% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Napa cabbage contains 13 times less Vitamin A RAE than Celtuce. Celtuce contains 175µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Napa cabbage contains 13µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Celtuce, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +34.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +279.3%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Manganese +238.9%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Contains more Iron +34.5%
Contains more Copper +140%
Equal in Sodium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 21% 20% 17% 30% 2% 8% 14% 90% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32% 27% 3%
Contains more Calcium +34.5%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +105.3%
Contains more Potassium +279.3%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Manganese +238.9%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Contains more Iron +34.5%
Contains more Copper +140%
Equal in Sodium - 11

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +1230.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +509.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Equal in Folate - 43
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 210% 0% 0% 65% 14% 17% 11% 11% 12% 35% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1230.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +509.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +422.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.1%
Equal in Folate - 43

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +76.5%
Contains more Carbs +63.7%
Contains more Other +311.8%
Contains more Protein +29.4%
Equal in Water - 96.33
4% 95%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
2% 96%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.23 g
Water: 96.33 g
Other: 0.17 g
Contains more Fats +76.5%
Contains more Carbs +63.7%
Contains more Other +311.8%
Contains more Protein +29.4%
Equal in Water - 96.33

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Celtuce Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celtuce Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 2.23g Napa cabbage
Protein 0.85g 1.1g Napa cabbage
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Celtuce
Carbs 3.65g 2.23g Celtuce
Calories 18kcal 12kcal Celtuce
Fiber 1.7g Celtuce
Calcium 39mg 29mg Celtuce
Iron 0.55mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 28mg 8mg Celtuce
Phosphorus 39mg 19mg Celtuce
Potassium 330mg 87mg Celtuce
Sodium 11mg 11mg
Zinc 0.27mg 0.14mg Celtuce
Copper 0.04mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Manganese 0.688mg 0.203mg Celtuce
Selenium 0.9µg 0.4µg Celtuce
Vitamin A 3500IU 263IU Celtuce
Vitamin A RAE 175µg 13µg Celtuce
Vitamin C 19.5mg 3.2mg Celtuce
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.005mg Celtuce
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.025mg Celtuce
Vitamin B3 0.55mg 0.466mg Celtuce
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.035mg Celtuce
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.037mg Celtuce
Folate 46µg 43µg Celtuce
Tryptophan 0.006mg Celtuce
Threonine 0.039mg Celtuce
Isoleucine 0.055mg Celtuce
Leucine 0.052mg Celtuce
Lysine 0.055mg Celtuce
Methionine 0.01mg Celtuce
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Celtuce
Valine 0.046mg Celtuce
Histidine 0.015mg Celtuce

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celtuce Napa cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Celtuce
7%
Napa cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Celtuce
12%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Celtuce
Celtuce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celtuce
Celtuce is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (11 mg)
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 ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Celtuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169990/nutrients
  2. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.