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Jícama vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +74%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +27.1%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Potassium +74%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +27.1%
Contains more Zinc +143.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.56

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 +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +28166.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.48
Contains more Vitamin C +39.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +7700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +28166.7%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.48

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
11
Jícama
53
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
6
Jícama
13
Chinese broccoli

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
4%
Jícama
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
9%
Jícama
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
0%
Jícama
3%
Chinese broccoli

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.
Jícama Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jícama Chinese broccoli
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 contains less Sodium?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 0.96g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 Jícama Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 38 22 Jícama
Protein 0.72 1.14 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.09 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 20.2 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Carbs 8.82 3.81 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.56 Jícama
Calcium 12 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 150 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 12 18 Chinese broccoli
Sugars 1.8 0.84 Jícama
Fiber 4.9 2.5 Jícama
Copper 0.048 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.16 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 18 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 4 7 Jícama
Vitamin A 21 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.46 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.437 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.135 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.042 0.07 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.11 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.043 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan
Threonine 0.018 Jícama
Isoleucine 0.016 Jícama
Leucine 0.025 Jícama
Lysine 0.026 Jícama
Methionine 0.007 Jícama
Phenylalanine 0.017 Jícama
Valine 0.022 Jícama
Histidine 0.019 Jícama
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