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Chinese broccoli vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Beetroot different?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1 than Beetroot.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chinese broccoli is 70% higher.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 41 times more Vitamin A than Beetroot. While Chinese broccoli contains 82µg of Vitamin A, Beetroot contains only 2µg.
  • Chinese broccoli has less Sugar.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Beets, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +525%
Contains more Zinc +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +23%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Calcium +525%
Contains more Zinc +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +24.5%
Contains more Magnesium +27.8%
Contains more Copper +23%
Equal in Phosphorus - 40

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 +475.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4863.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +42300%
Contains more Folate +10.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +475.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4863.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +206.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +42300%
Contains more Folate +10.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.067

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
48
Chinese broccoli
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
18
Beetroot

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
10%
Beetroot
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Beetroot

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

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Chinese broccoli Beetroot
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 is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 71mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.083g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Beetroot Opinion
Calories 22 43 Beetroot
Protein 1.14 1.61 Beetroot
Fats 0.72 0.17 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 4.9 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 100 16 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 18 23 Beetroot
Sugar 0.84 6.76 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.061 0.075 Beetroot
Zinc 0.39 0.35 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 41 40 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 78 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 33 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.04 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.031 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.04 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.334 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.155 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.067 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 0.2 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.032 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.06 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
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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 to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.