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Pea vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pea and Chinese broccoli

  • Pea has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Zinc, however Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K and Folate.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 50% more than Pea.
  • Pea has 5 times more Vitamin B3 than Chinese broccoli. While Pea has 2.09mg of Vitamin B3, Chinese broccoli has only 0.437mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peas, green, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

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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
Pea
6
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Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Equal in Potassium - 261

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
Pea
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +378.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.9%
Contains more Folate +52.3%

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
39
Pea
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
17
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
33%
Pea
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
2%
Pea
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.
Pea Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 4.83g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Pea Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 81 22 Pea
Protein 5.42 1.14 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 40 28.2 Pea
Carbs 14.45 3.81 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.56 Pea
Calcium 25 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 244 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 33 18 Pea
Sugars 5.67 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 5.7 2.5 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.061 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.39 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 41 Pea
Sodium 5 7 Pea
Vitamin A 765 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.13 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.095 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.437 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.07 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 65 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.11 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/nutrients
  2. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.