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Chinese broccoli vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chinese broccoli and Onion

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Manganese, while Onion has more Vitamin A.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 70% higher.
  • Onion contains 5 times less Vitamin B2 than Chinese broccoli. Chinese broccoli contains 0.146mg of Vitamin B2, while Onion contains 0.027mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Onions, raw.

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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 +334.8%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Copper +56.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Calcium +334.8%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.4%
Contains more Potassium +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +129.4%
Contains more Copper +56.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +81800%
Contains more Vitamin E +2300%
Contains more Vitamin C +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +440.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.3%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +21100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +81800%
Contains more Vitamin E +2300%
Contains more Vitamin C +281.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +440.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +276.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.3%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +21100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Onion Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 7.64g Onion
Protein 1.14g 1.1g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72g 0.1g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 9.34g Onion
Calories 22kcal 40kcal Onion
Starch g 0g Onion
Fructose g 1.29g Onion
Sugar 0.84g 4.24g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 1.7g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100mg 23mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.21mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18mg 10mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 29mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261mg 146mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 4mg Onion
Zinc 0.39mg 0.17mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.039mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638IU 2IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.02mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 7.4mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.046mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.027mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.116mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.123mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.12mg Onion
Folate 99µg 19µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 0.4µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Onion
Threonine mg 0.021mg Onion
Isoleucine mg 0.014mg Onion
Leucine mg 0.025mg Onion
Lysine mg 0.039mg Onion
Methionine mg 0.002mg Onion
Phenylalanine mg 0.025mg Onion
Valine mg 0.021mg Onion
Histidine mg 0.014mg Onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.042g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.013g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.017g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
8
Onion

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%
Onion
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
9%
Onion
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
0%
Onion

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.4g)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.