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Shallot vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Shallot and Chinese broccoli?

  • Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6, and Iron, while Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 70% higher.
  • Chinese broccoli has 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Shallot. Shallot has 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, while Chinese broccoli has 0.07mg.

We used Shallots, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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 +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Contains more Calcium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Contains more Calcium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.39

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 B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 1.31g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.14g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 16.8g 3.81g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 22kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 3.2g 2.5g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 1.2mg 0.56mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 18mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 41mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 261mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 7mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.4mg 0.39mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.061mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.437mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.159mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.07mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.11g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot Chinese broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
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
15
Shallot
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
0%
Shallot
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.093g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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)

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.