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Chinese broccoli vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Cabbage different?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, and Calcium, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Folate 14% more than Cabbage.
  • Chinese broccoli has 16 times more Vitamin A than Cabbage. Chinese broccoli has 82µg of Vitamin A, while Cabbage has 5µg.
  • Chinese broccoli contains less Sugar.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Cabbage, raw types were 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 Iron +19.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +53.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +221.1%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Iron +19.1%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Potassium +53.5%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +221.1%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -61.1%

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 A +1571.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.6%
Contains more Folate +130.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.1%
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 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +1571.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +86.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.6%
Contains more Folate +130.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.1%

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
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
10
Cabbage

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
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
6%
Cabbage
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
0%
Cabbage

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

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Chinese broccoli Cabbage
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 - 2.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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 - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.076g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Cabbage Opinion
Calories 22 25 Cabbage
Protein 1.14 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.72 0.1 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 36.6 Cabbage
Carbs 3.81 5.8 Cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.47 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100 40 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 170 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 12 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 0.84 3.2 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 2.5
Copper 0.061 0.019 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39 0.18 Chinese broccoli
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 41 26 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 18 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 98 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.15 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.04 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.234 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.212 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 76 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 43 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.017 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.017 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 Cabbage

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.