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Chinese broccoli vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chinese broccoli and Peppers different?

  • Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, and Calcium, however Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 238% higher.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 6 times more Vitamin K than Peppers. While Chinese broccoli contains 84.8µg of Vitamin K, Peppers contain only 14.3µg.

Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw 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 +455.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +185.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +185.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Equal in Sodium - 7

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 +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +493%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +759.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +493%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +759.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
9%
Peppers
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Peppers

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 mg)
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 Peppers Opinion
Calories 22 40 Peppers
Protein 1.14 2 Peppers
Fats 0.72 0.2 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 3.81 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 100 18 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 340 Peppers
Magnesium 18 25 Peppers
Sugar 0.84 5.1 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 1.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.39 0.3 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 41 46 Peppers
Sodium 7 7
Vitamin A 1638 1179 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.09 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.09 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 14.3 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 23 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.011 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.109 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 Peppers
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.