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Chinese broccoli vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese broccoli and Pea

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, and Folate, however Pea is higher in Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 50% more than Pea.
  • Chinese broccoli has 2 times more Folate than Pea. While Chinese broccoli has 99µg of Folate, Pea has only 65µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Peas, green, 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 +300%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
Equal in Potassium - 244
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
Equal in Potassium - 244

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin A +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.132
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 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.132

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Pea Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 8.75g Pea
Protein 1.14g 5.42g Pea
Fats 0.72g 0.4g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 14.45g Pea
Calories 22kcal 81kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.39g Pea
Sugar 0.84g 5.67g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 5.7g Pea
Calcium 100mg 25mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 1.47mg Pea
Magnesium 18mg 33mg Pea
Phosphorus 41mg 108mg Pea
Potassium 261mg 244mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7mg 5mg Pea
Zinc 0.39mg 1.24mg Pea
Copper 0.061mg 0.176mg Pea
Vitamin A 1638IU 765IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.13mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 40mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.266mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.132mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 2.09mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.104mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.169mg Pea
Folate 99µg 65µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 24.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Pea
Threonine mg 0.203mg Pea
Isoleucine mg 0.195mg Pea
Leucine mg 0.323mg Pea
Lysine mg 0.317mg Pea
Methionine mg 0.082mg Pea
Phenylalanine mg 0.2mg Pea
Valine mg 0.235mg Pea
Histidine mg 0.107mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.071g Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.035g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.187g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Pea
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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
14%
Pea
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
2%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.83g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.