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Chili pepper vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chili pepper and Chinese cabbage

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper, yet Chinese cabbage is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 110% more than Chinese cabbage.
  • Chili pepper contains 8 times more Vitamin E than Chinese cabbage. While Chili pepper contains 0.69mg of Vitamin E , Chinese cabbage contains only 0.09mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw.

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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 +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Copper +514.3%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Iron +28.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Copper +514.3%
Contains more Zinc +36.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.2%
Contains more Calcium +650%

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 +219.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +369.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +225%
Contains more Folate +187%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin C +219.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +369.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +225%
Contains more Folate +187%

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
66
Chili pepper
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
17
Chinese cabbage

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
11%
Chili pepper
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Chinese cabbage

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.
Chili pepper Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Chinese cabbage
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 lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper 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 ($0.4)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 40 13 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 1.5 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 45 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 2.18 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.8 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 322 252 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 19 Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1.5 1 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.021 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.19 Chili pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 43 37 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 65 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.69 0.09 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.04 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.07 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.5 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.088 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.194 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 23 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.015 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.096 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.015 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.049 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.105 0.088 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.089
Methionine 0.024 0.009 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.044 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.066 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.026 Chili pepper
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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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/nutrients
  2. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.