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Spinach vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Contains more Iron +238.8%
Contains more Potassium +121.4%
Contains more Magnesium +315.8%
Contains more Copper +519%
Contains more Zinc +178.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.7%
Equal in Calcium - 105
Contains more Iron +238.8%
Contains more Potassium +121.4%
Contains more Magnesium +315.8%
Contains more Copper +519%
Contains more Zinc +178.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains less Sodium -17.7%
Equal in Calcium - 105

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 A +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +961.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.194
Contains more Vitamin A +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +2155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +44.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +961.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +60.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.194

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
220
Spinach
60
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
30
Spinach
13
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 the food
Protein
17%
Spinach
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Spinach
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
2%
Spinach
1%
Chinese 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.
Spinach Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Spinach Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Spinach
Spinach contains less Sugars (difference - 0.76g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spinach
Spinach is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spinach
Spinach is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach
Spinach is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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 Spinach Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 23 13 Spinach
Protein 2.86 1.5 Spinach
Fats 0.39 0.2 Spinach
Vitamin C 28.1 45 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 3.63 2.18 Spinach
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.71 0.8 Spinach
Calcium 99 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 558 252 Spinach
Magnesium 79 19 Spinach
Sugars 0.42 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 2.2 1 Spinach
Copper 0.13 0.021 Spinach
Zinc 0.53 0.19 Spinach
Starch
Phosphorus 49 37 Spinach
Sodium 79 65 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin A 9377 4468 Spinach
Vitamin E 2.03 0.09 Spinach
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.04 Spinach
Vitamin B2 0.189 0.07 Spinach
Vitamin B3 0.724 0.5 Spinach
Vitamin B5 0.065 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.195 0.194 Spinach
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 482.9 45.5 Spinach
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.063 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.165 0.096 Spinach
Tryptophan 0.039 0.015 Spinach
Threonine 0.122 0.049 Spinach
Isoleucine 0.147 0.085 Spinach
Leucine 0.223 0.088 Spinach
Lysine 0.174 0.089 Spinach
Methionine 0.053 0.009 Spinach
Phenylalanine 0.129 0.044 Spinach
Valine 0.161 0.066 Spinach
Histidine 0.064 0.026 Spinach
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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