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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, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium, while Shallot is higher in Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 70% higher.
  • Shallot has 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chinese broccoli. Chinese broccoli has 82µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Shallot has 0µg.

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 Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Calcium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
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 A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%
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 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 1.14g 2.5g Shallot
Fats 0.72g 0.1g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 22kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g 7.87g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 100mg 37mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 1.2mg Shallot
Magnesium 18mg 21mg Shallot
Phosphorus 41mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 261mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 7mg 12mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39mg 0.4mg Shallot
Copper 0.061mg 0.088mg Shallot
Vitamin A 1638IU 4IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.04mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 8mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.06mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.02mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 99µg 34µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 0.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.014g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.039g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Shallot
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
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

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)

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.