Chinese Cabbage (Pe-Tsai)

Cabbage, Chinese (Pe-Tsai), Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The food contains 3.23g 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 1.2 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. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. 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 (Pe-Tsai), Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat9%
 Calories from Carbs66%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A318 IU6.4%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent16 mcg
Alpha Carotene1 mcg
Beta Carotene190 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin48 mcg
Vitamin C27 mg45%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.12 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin K42.9 mcg53.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.04 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.05 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.4 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.23 mg11.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate79 mcg19.8%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate79 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents79 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.1 mg1%Mid 40%Average
Choline7.6 mg
Betaine0.3 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium77 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Iron0.31 mg1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium13 mg3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus29 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium238 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium9 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.23 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.04 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.19 mg9.5%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.6 mcg0.86%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.2 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.2 g2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan12 mg
Threonine39 mg
Isoleucine68 mg
Leucine70 mg
Lysine71 mg
Methionine7 mg
Cystine13 mg
Phenylalanine35 mg
Tyrosine23 mg
Valine53 mg
Arginine67 mg
Histidine21 mg
Alanine69 mg
Aspartic Acid86 mg
Glutamic Acid288 mg
Glycine35 mg
Proline25 mg
Serine38 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.2 g0.31%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.04 g0.21%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids57 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids15 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water94.4 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 16 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g 0.21%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 9 mg 0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 3.2 g 1.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 1.2 g 2.4%

Vitamin A 6.4% Vitamin C 45%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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