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Welsh onion vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Welsh onion and Chinese cabbage different?

  • Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K, Fiber, Copper, and Iron, however Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Welsh onion is 123% higher.
  • Welsh onion contains 3 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. While Welsh onion contains 0.07mg of Copper, Chinese cabbage contains only 0.021mg.

Onions, welsh, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), raw are the varieties used 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 +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.8%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Iron +52.5%
Contains more Magnesium +21.1%
Contains more Copper +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +173.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.8%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Potassium +18.9%

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 E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92%
Contains more Vitamin K +325.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +285.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.4%
Contains more Folate +312.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92%
Contains more Vitamin K +325.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +285.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +169.4%
Contains more Folate +312.5%

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
61
Welsh onion
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
17
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 food.
Protein
11%
Welsh onion
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Chinese cabbage

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.
Welsh onion Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Welsh onion Chinese cabbage
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 34 13 Welsh onion
Protein 1.9 1.5 Welsh onion
Fats 0.4 0.2 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27 45 Chinese cabbage
Net carbs 4.099999904632568 1.1799999475479126 Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5 2.18 Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.22 0.8 Welsh onion
Calcium 18 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 212 252 Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 23 19 Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 2.4 1 Welsh onion
Copper 0.07 0.021 Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52 0.19 Welsh onion
Starch
Phosphorus 49 37 Welsh onion
Sodium 17 65 Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.51 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.07 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.5 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.169 0.088 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.072 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 45.5 Welsh onion
Folate 16 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.067 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 0.015 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156 0.096 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 0.015 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 0.049 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.113 0.088 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 0.089 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 0.009 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.044 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 0.066 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 0.026 Welsh onion
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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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/nutrients
  2. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.