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Red cabbage vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Chinese broccoli

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B2, and Calcium.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 39% higher.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 5 times less Sugar than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 3.83g of Sugar, while Chinese broccoli contains 0.84g.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, 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 +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +122.2%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.7%
Contains less Sodium -74.1%
Contains more Zinc +77.3%
Contains more Copper +258.8%
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
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Contains more Vitamin C +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.6%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +122%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
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 +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +198.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +336.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.6%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +122%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 5.27g 1.31g Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 1.14g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 7.37g 3.81g Red cabbage
Calories 31kcal 22kcal Red cabbage
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.1g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 45mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.8mg 0.56mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 30mg 41mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 243mg 261mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 27mg 7mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.22mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.017mg 0.061mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1116IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 57mg 28.2mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.437mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.159mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.07mg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034mg mg Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046mg mg Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049mg mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg mg Red cabbage
Valine 0.048mg mg Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.11g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage Chinese broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
Red cabbage
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.