Pak choi (Chinese Cabbage)

Cabbage, Chinese (Pak-Choi), Raw is a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat, low-protein food. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The food contains 2.18g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 1.5 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Chinese cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Cabbage, Chinese (Pak-Choi), Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein36%
 Calories from Fat11%
 Calories from Carbs53%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A4468.5 IU89.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent223 mcg
Alpha Carotene1 mcg
Beta Carotene2681.3 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin40 mcg
Vitamin C45 mg75%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.09 mg0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin K45.5 mcg56.9%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.04 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.07 mg4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.5 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.19 mg9.7%Mid 40%Average
Folate66 mcg16.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate66 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents66 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.09 mg0.88%Mid 40%Average
Choline6.4 mg
Betaine0.3 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium105 mg10.5%Top 30%High
Iron0.8 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium19 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus37 mg3.7%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium252 mg7.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium65 mg2.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.19 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.02 mg1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Manganese0.16 mg7.9%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.5 mcg0.71%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate2.18 g0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1 g4%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars1.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.5 g3%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan15 mg
Threonine49 mg
Isoleucine85 mg
Leucine88 mg
Lysine89 mg
Methionine9 mg
Cystine17 mg
Phenylalanine44 mg
Tyrosine29 mg
Valine66 mg
Arginine84 mg
Histidine26 mg
Alanine86 mg
Aspartic Acid108 mg
Glutamic Acid360 mg
Glycine43 mg
Proline31 mg
Serine48 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.2 g0.31%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.13%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids55 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids42 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water95.3 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 13 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g 0.13%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 65 mg 2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 2.18 g 0.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 1.5 g 3%

Vitamin A 89.4% Vitamin C 75%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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