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Chinese broccoli vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chinese broccoli and Red cabbage

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Calcium, while Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 39% higher.
  • Red cabbage contains 6 times less Folate than Chinese broccoli. Chinese broccoli contains 99µg of Folate, while Red cabbage contains 18µg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Chinese broccoli is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Cabbage, red, 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 +122.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Equal in Potassium - 243
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Equal in Potassium - 243

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 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +122%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +122%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin C +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.147

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
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
13
Red cabbage

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Red cabbage

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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 22 31 Red cabbage
Protein 1.14 1.43 Red cabbage
Fats 0.72 0.16 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 57 Red cabbage
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 5.269999980926514 Red cabbage
Carbs 3.81 7.37 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.8 Red cabbage
Calcium 100 45 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 243 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 16 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 0.84 3.83 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 2.1 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061 0.017 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39 0.22 Chinese broccoli
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 41 30 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 27 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 1116 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.11 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.064 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.069 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.418 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.147 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 38.2 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 18 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.012 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.08 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.