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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, 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 Potassium +28%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Calcium +170.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.39
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +114.3%
Contains more Potassium +28%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +44.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
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 C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Contains more Folate +191.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +252.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +40850%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +630%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10500%
Contains more Folate +191.2%

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 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

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Shallot Chinese broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 72 22 Shallot
Protein 2.5 1.14 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 8 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 13.600000381469727 1.309999942779541 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 3.81 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.56 Shallot
Calcium 37 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 334 261 Shallot
Magnesium 21 18 Shallot
Sugar 7.87 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 3.2 2.5 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.061 Shallot
Zinc 0.4 0.39 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 60 41 Shallot
Sodium 12 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 4 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.04 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.437 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.159 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.07 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 34 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.11 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 Shallot
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. 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.