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Chinese broccoli vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chinese broccoli and Shallot?

  • Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Calcium, while Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, and Iron.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 70% higher.
  • Shallot has 7 times less Vitamin B2 than Chinese broccoli. Chinese broccoli has 0.146mg of Vitamin B2, while Shallot has 0.02mg.

We used Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Shallots, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
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% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Calcium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.4

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 C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%

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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
17%
Shallot
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
0%
Shallot

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chinese broccoli Shallot
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?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.093g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Shallot Opinion
Calories 22 72 Shallot
Protein 1.14 2.5 Shallot
Fats 0.72 0.1 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 8 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 13.600000381469727 Shallot
Carbs 3.81 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 1.2 Shallot
Calcium 100 37 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 334 Shallot
Magnesium 18 21 Shallot
Sugar 0.84 7.87 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.061 0.088 Shallot
Zinc 0.39 0.4 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 41 60 Shallot
Sodium 7 12 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 4 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.04 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.06 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.02 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.2 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.29 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 0.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 34 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.014 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.039 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.