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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, 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 Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Potassium +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +728.6%
Contains more Zinc +57.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.2%
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 C +438.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
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 Vitamin K +218.2%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 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 +438.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
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 Vitamin K +218.2%
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
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 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

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Peppers Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 40 13 Peppers
Protein 2 1.5 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 242.5 45 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 1.1799999475479126 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 2.18 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.8 Peppers
Calcium 18 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 340 252 Peppers
Magnesium 25 19 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1.5 1 Peppers
Copper 0.174 0.021 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.19 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 37 Peppers
Sodium 7 65 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.69 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.07 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.5 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.194 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 23 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.027 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.096 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.015 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.049 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.105 0.088 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.089
Methionine 0.024 0.009 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.044 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.066 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.026 Peppers
Fructose

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.