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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 Copper +188.5%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Equal in Potassium - 244
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
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 Vitamin K +241.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
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 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 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 Vitamin K +241.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
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 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 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

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Chinese broccoli Pea
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Pea Opinion
Calories 22 81 Pea
Protein 1.14 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.72 0.4 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 40 Pea
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 8.75 Pea
Carbs 3.81 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 1.47 Pea
Calcium 100 25 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 244 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 33 Pea
Sugar 0.84 5.67 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.061 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.39 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 41 108 Pea
Sodium 7 5 Pea
Vitamin A 1638 765 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.13 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.132 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.104 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.169 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 24.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 65 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.071 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.035 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.187 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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.