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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 Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +185.2%
Equal in Sodium - 7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +455.6%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +185.2%
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 Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +493%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +759.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Folate +330.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +493%
Contains more Vitamin E +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +759.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 1.14g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.72g 0.2g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 22kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g 5.1g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 1.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 1.2mg Peppers
Magnesium 18mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 41mg 46mg Peppers
Potassium 261mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 7mg
Zinc 0.39mg 0.3mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1638IU 1179IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.09mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.09mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.061mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 99µg 23µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 14.3µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.011g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.109g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Peppers
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
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

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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (7 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.

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.