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Welsh onion vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Welsh onion and Napa cabbage

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B2, while Napa cabbage has more Folate.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily need of Vitamin C 26% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Welsh onion contains 4 times more Zinc than Napa cabbage. While Welsh onion contains 0.52mg of Zinc, Napa cabbage contains only 0.14mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Onions, welsh, raw and Cabbage, napa, 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 +64.9%
Contains more Potassium +143.7%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Zinc +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Iron +64.9%
Contains more Potassium +143.7%
Contains more Magnesium +187.5%
Contains more Zinc +271.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%
Contains more Copper +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -35.3%

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 +743.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +341.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +382.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +743.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +341.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +382.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +94.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.5%
Contains more Folate +168.8%

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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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 food.
Protein
11%
Welsh onion
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Napa 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 Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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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 is richer in minerals?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.067g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 Welsh onion Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 34 12 Welsh onion
Protein 1.9 1.1 Welsh onion
Fats 0.4 0.17 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27 3.2 Welsh onion
Net carbs 4.099999904632568 2.2300000190734863 Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5 2.23 Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.22 0.74 Welsh onion
Calcium 18 29 Napa cabbage
Potassium 212 87 Welsh onion
Magnesium 23 8 Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18 Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.4 Welsh onion
Copper 0.07 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.52 0.14 Welsh onion
Starch
Phosphorus 49 19 Welsh onion
Sodium 17 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 1160 263 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.005 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.025 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.466 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.169 0.035 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.072 0.037 Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 Welsh onion
Folate 16 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.067 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 Welsh onion
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.