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Vegetable vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Vegetable and Chinese broccoli

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A, and Fiber, however Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 51% more than Vegetable.
  • Vegetable has 4 times more Sugar than Chinese broccoli. While Vegetable has 3.12g of Sugar, Chinese broccoli has only 0.84g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

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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 +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +25.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +46.4%
Contains more Magnesium +22.2%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Zinc +25.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +24.4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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 +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +781.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +260.9%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
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 A +161.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +781.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +260.9%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.159
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07

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
36
Vegetable
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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
17%
Vegetable
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Vegetable
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.
Vegetable Chinese broccoli
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Vegetable 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 richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.079g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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 Vegetable Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 65 22 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 1.14 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 3.2 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 8.6899995803833 1.309999942779541 Vegetable
Carbs 13.09 3.81 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.56 Vegetable
Calcium 25 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 169 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 22 18 Vegetable
Sugar 3.12 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 4.4 2.5 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.061 Vegetable
Zinc 0.49 0.39 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 51 41 Vegetable
Sodium 35 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 4277 1638 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.437 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.159 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.07 Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 19 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.11 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 Vegetable
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.