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Chinese broccoli vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Napa cabbage different?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Calcium, and Potassium than Napa cabbage.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chinese broccoli is 28% higher.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 19 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. While Chinese broccoli contains 0.095mg of Vitamin B1, Napa cabbage contains only 0.005mg.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Cabbage, napa, cooked 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 +244.8%
Contains more Potassium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.8%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Copper +57.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +244.8%
Contains more Potassium +200%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.8%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Copper +57.4%

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 +781.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +522.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +354.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +130.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +781.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +522.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +484%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +354.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +89.2%
Contains more Folate +130.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466

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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
12
Napa 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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Napa 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 Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Chinese broccoli Napa cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.11g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 22 12 Chinese broccoli
Protein 1.14 1.1 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72 0.17 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 3.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81 2.23 Chinese broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 100 29 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 87 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 8 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 0.84 Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.39 0.14 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 41 19 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 11 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 263 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.005 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.025 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.466 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.035 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.037 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 43 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. 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.