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Rutabagas vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Rutabagas and Chinese cabbage

  • Rutabagas have more Fiber, while Chinese cabbage have more Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 38% higher.
  • Chinese cabbage contains 4 times less Sugar than Rutabagas. Rutabagas contain 4.46g of Sugar, while Chinese cabbage contains 1.18g.

The food types used in this comparison are Rutabagas, 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 Potassium +21%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Calcium +144.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Potassium +21%
Contains more Copper +52.4%
Contains more Zinc +26.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.2%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Contains more Iron +81.8%
Contains more Calcium +144.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19

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 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +15066.7%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
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 E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +80%
Contains more Vitamin A +223300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +15066.7%
Contains more Folate +214.3%

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
15
Rutabagas
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
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.
Rutabagas Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Rutabagas Chinese cabbage
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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.28g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.027 g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Rutabagas Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 37 13 Rutabagas
Protein 1.08 1.5 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.2 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin C 25 45 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 8.62 2.18 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 43 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 305 252 Rutabagas
Magnesium 20 19 Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 2.3 1 Rutabagas
Copper 0.032 0.021 Rutabagas
Zinc 0.24 0.19 Rutabagas
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 37 Rutabagas
Sodium 12 65 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 2 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.3 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.5 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.088 Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 21 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.027
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.015 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.