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Peppers vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Peppers and Chinese cabbage?

  • Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6, yet Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 219% higher.
  • Peppers have 8 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. Peppers have 0.174mg of Copper, while Chinese cabbage has 0.021mg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw types in this 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
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%

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 E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +438.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +279%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +187%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +438.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +279%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +187%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Chinese cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 1.18g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.5g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 9.46g 2.18g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 13kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 1.18g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1.5g 1g Peppers
Calcium 18mg 105mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 1.2mg 0.8mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 19mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 37mg Peppers
Potassium 340mg 252mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 65mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.19mg Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.021mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 4468IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 45mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.04mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.088mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.194mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 66µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 45.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.015mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg 0.049mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.085mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.105mg 0.088mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.089mg
Methionine 0.024mg 0.009mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.044mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.066mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.026mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.027g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.015g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.096g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Chinese cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
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
90
Peppers
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Chinese cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.92g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.