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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 RAE, 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 Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.8%
Contains more Potassium +200%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Copper +57.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Calcium +244.8%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.8%
Contains more Potassium +200%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Contains more Zinc +178.6%
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 A +522.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +781.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +522.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +781.3%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 2.23g Napa cabbage
Protein 1.14g 1.1g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72g 0.17g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 2.23g Chinese broccoli
Calories 22kcal 12kcal Chinese broccoli
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.5g g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100mg 29mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 18mg 8mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 19mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261mg 87mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 11mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39mg 0.14mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 1638IU 263IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 3.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.005mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.025mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.466mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.035mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.037mg Chinese broccoli
Folate 99µg 43µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Napa cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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

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.

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.