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Chinese broccoli vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese broccoli and Vegetable

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate and Calcium, however Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A and Fiber.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 51% more than Vegetable.
  • Chinese broccoli has 9 times more Vitamin C than Vegetable. While Chinese broccoli has 28.2mg of Vitamin C, Vegetable has only 3.2mg.
  • Chinese broccoli has less Sugars.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +25.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +25.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.4%

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 +781.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +260.9%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.151
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074
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 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +781.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +260.9%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.151
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
48
Chinese broccoli
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
17
Vegetable

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 the food
Protein
7%
Chinese broccoli
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
13%
Vegetable
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chinese broccoli Vegetable
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli Vegetable
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 richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.079g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 2.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chinese broccoli Vegetable Opinion
Calories 22 65 Vegetable
Protein 1.14 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.72 0.15 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 3.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 100 25 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 169 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 22 Vegetable
Sugars 0.84 3.12 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.061 0.083 Vegetable
Zinc 0.39 0.49 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 41 51 Vegetable
Sodium 7 35 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.48 0.38 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.071 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.12 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.151 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.074 Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 23.5 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 19 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.01 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.072 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 Vegetable
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.