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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
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
15%
Shallot
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
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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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 contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Shallot Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 72 12 Shallot
Protein 2.5 1.1 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.17 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 8 3.2 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 2.23 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.74 Shallot
Calcium 37 29 Shallot
Potassium 334 87 Shallot
Magnesium 21 8 Shallot
Sugars 7.87 Napa cabbage
Fiber 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.4 0.14 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 60 19 Shallot
Sodium 12 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 4 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.04 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.005 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.025 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.466 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.035 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.037 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 Shallot
Folate 34 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 Shallot
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 of 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.