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Shallot vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Shallot and Napa cabbage?

  • Shallot is richer than Napa cabbage in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5.
  • Shallot's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 24% more.
  • Shallot has 8 times more Vitamin B5 than Napa cabbage. While Shallot has 0.29mg of Vitamin B5, Napa cabbage has only 0.035mg.

We used Shallots, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types in this article.

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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 +62.2%
Contains more Calcium +27.6%
Contains more Potassium +283.9%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.096
Equal in Sodium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Calcium +27.6%
Contains more Potassium +283.9%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Zinc +185.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +215.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.096
Equal in Sodium - 11

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 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +832.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +6475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133%
Contains more Folate +26.5%
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +728.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +832.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +6475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133%
Contains more Folate +26.5%

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 Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 72kcal 12kcal Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.1g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.17g Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 8mg 3.2mg Shallot
Net carbs 13.6g 2.23g Shallot
Carbs 16.8g 2.23g Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 0.74mg Shallot
Calcium 37mg 29mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 87mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 8mg Shallot
Sugar 7.87g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 3.2g g Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.096mg Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.4mg 0.14mg Shallot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 60mg 19mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 11mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 4IU 263IU Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.04mg mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.005mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.025mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.466mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.035mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.037mg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg µg Shallot
Folate 34µg 43µg Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g g Shallot
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot Napa cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
12
Napa 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
15%
Shallot
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.