Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Summer squash vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Significant differences between Summer squash and Chinese broccoli

  • Summer squash has more Vitamin B6, however Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Calcium, Vitamin A, and Fiber.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily Vitamin K needs 68% more than Summer squash.
  • Chinese broccoli has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Summer squash. Summer squash has 0.218mg of Vitamin B6, while Chinese broccoli has 0.07mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Squash, summer, all varieties, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

Infographic

Summer squash vs Chinese broccoli infographic
Copy infographic link

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 less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Zinc +34.5%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 41
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Zinc +34.5%
Equal in Potassium - 261
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Phosphorus - 41

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +719%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2726.7%
Contains more Folate +241.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.146
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
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 B3 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +719%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +2726.7%
Contains more Folate +241.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.146
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159

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
18
Summer squash
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
12
Summer squash
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
7%
Summer squash
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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.
Summer squash Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash Chinese broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.36g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Summer squash Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 16 22 Chinese broccoli
Protein 1.21 1.14 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 17 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 2.25 1.309999942779541 Summer squash
Carbs 3.35 3.81 Chinese broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.56 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 15 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 262 261 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 18 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 2.2 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.1 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.051 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.29 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 38 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 2 7 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.12 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.437 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.07 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 29 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.11 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.