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Chili Pepper vs. Chinese cabbage — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chili Pepper and Chinese cabbage?

  • Chili Pepper are richer in Vitamin C, Copper, and Vitamin B6, yet Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chili Pepper' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 219% higher.
  • Chili Pepper have 8 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. Chili Pepper 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" charts 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 Manganese +49.1%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Equal in Selenium - 0.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7% 21% 3%
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 Manganese +49.1%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Equal in Selenium - 0.5

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 Choline +73.4%
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 Choline Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 7% 36%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 4% 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 Choline +73.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +279%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Contains more Folate +187%
Contains more Vitamin K +218.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +333.9%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 95.32
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
2% 95%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 2.18 g
Water: 95.32 g
Other: 0.8 g
Contains more Protein +33.3%
Contains more Carbs +333.9%
Contains more Other +33.3%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 95.32

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.4%
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
20% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.015 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.096 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -22.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +13.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36.4%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chili Pepper Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili Pepper Chinese cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 1.18g Chili Pepper
Protein 2g 1.5g Chili Pepper
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 9.46g 2.18g Chili Pepper
Calories 40kcal 13kcal Chili Pepper
Sugar 5.1g 1.18g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1.5g 1g Chili Pepper
Calcium 18mg 105mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 1.2mg 0.8mg Chili Pepper
Magnesium 25mg 19mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 46mg 37mg Chili Pepper
Potassium 340mg 252mg Chili Pepper
Sodium 7mg 65mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.3mg 0.19mg Chili Pepper
Copper 0.174mg 0.021mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.237mg 0.159mg Chili Pepper
Selenium 0.5µg 0.5µg
Vitamin A 1179IU 4468IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin A RAE 59µg 223µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 242.5mg 45mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.04mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.5mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.088mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.194mg Chili Pepper
Folate 23µg 66µg Chinese cabbage
Choline 11.1mg 6.4mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin K 14.3µg 45.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.015mg Chili Pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.049mg Chili Pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.085mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.105mg 0.088mg Chili Pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.089mg
Methionine 0.024mg 0.009mg Chili Pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.044mg Chili Pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.066mg Chili Pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.026mg Chili Pepper
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.027g Chili Pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.015g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.096g Chili Pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili Pepper Chinese cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
83%
Chili Pepper
52%
Chinese cabbage
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Chili Pepper
16%
Chinese cabbage

Comparison summary

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 Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is relatively richer in minerals
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chili Pepper - 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.