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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
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.4%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +217.9%
Contains more Copper +188.5%
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
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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 Folate +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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%
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 Folate +52.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 1.31g Pea
Protein 5.42g 1.14g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 14.45g 3.81g Pea
Calories 81kcal 22kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g g Pea
Sugar 5.67g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 5.7g 2.5g Pea
Calcium 25mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 1.47mg 0.56mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 18mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 41mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 261mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 5mg 7mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.39mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.061mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 28.2mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.095mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.437mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.159mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.07mg Pea
Folate 65µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.11g Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pea Chinese broccoli
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
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 food.
Protein
33%
Pea
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
2%
Pea
3%
Chinese broccoli

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 is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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.