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Chinese cabbage
(Nappa Cabbage / Hakusai / Bok Choy)

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Chinese cabbage Calories and Quick Look At Nutrition Facts

Calories in Chinese cabbage14Cal 100g
132 Cal 940g(1item small)
Diet Friendliness
Appetite Satisfaction
Nutritional Value
Noteworthy NutrientsVitamin K,Molybdenum
Chinese cabbage also known as Hakusai in Japanese is an indispensable part of traditional hot pot cooking. Sold throughout year in Japan, each season presents a new type of Chinese cabbage to use in cooking. More than half of the raw cabbage of this variety is used to make Tsukemono(pickled things) and Kimchi as well as other processed foods.

Along with having as much as 95 percent water content and containing high nutritional value, Chinese cabbage provides a good source for vitamins and minerals from.

However, due to the fact that most Chinese cabbage consumed is cooked exposed to extreme heat, most of the nutrients are eliminated in the process. In order to get the most out of Chinese cabbage nutrition, eating Hakusai raw is recommended.

In addition, Chili Pepper used in making Kimchi gives you Capsaicin said to aid in the breakdown of fat making it easier to burn fat. This combined with regular exercise makes out to be a great way to lose fat eating right.

Thinking about Chinese cabbage brings up the popular vegetable side dish Ohitashi said to go great with Miso soup and meat dished as well.



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Chinese cabbage

Additional Facts for Chinese cabbage

Diet Friendliness
Appetite Satisfaction
Nutritional Value
Water Content95 (%)
Refuse6 (%)

Nutrition facts for Chinese cabbage (1item small 940g)

Nutrition info displayed such as percent meal value and PFC balance scales are based on a 1800 calorie diet for women between ages 18 and 29 years old weighing around 112 pounds and daily nutritional requirements.

【Calories and Macronutrient Composition】

(Percent Meal Value)

Energy132 Cal536~751Cal
Protein7.52g (30.08 Cal)15~34g
Fat0.94g (8.46 Cal)13~20g
Carbohydrate30.08g (120.32 Cal)75~105g

【PFC Balance】

The calories in Chinese cabbage per 940g(1item small) is 132 calories. Chinese cabbage is calculated to be 14Cal per 100 grams making 80Cal equivalent to 571.43g with 30.08g of mostly carbohydrates、7.52g of protein、0.94g of fat in 940g while being rich in vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin K and Molybdenum.

Vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, and sodium content for 940g (1item small) of Chinese cabbage


(Percent Meal Value)

Vitamin A Retinol Equivalent75.2μg221μgRE
Vitamin E Alpha Tocopherol1.88mg2.2mg
Vitamin K554.6μg17μg
Vitamin B10.28mg0.32mg
Vitamin B20.28mg0.36mg
Vitamin B60.85mg0.35mg
Pantothenic Acid2.35mg1.5mg
Vitamin C178.6mg33mg


(Percent Meal Value)



(Percent Meal Value)

Total Dietary Fiber12.22g5.7g~

Fatty acid composition in 940g (1item small) of Chinese cabbage

【Fatty Acids】

(Percent Meal Value)

Saturated Fatty Acids0.09g3g~4.7g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids0.28g3g~8.3g
Total Fatty Acids0.38g
N3 Polyunsaturated0.19g

(Percent Meal Value)

Oleic Acid37.6mg
Linoleic Acid28.2mg
Alpha Linolenic Acid225.6mg

Amino acid composition in 940g (1item small) of Chinese cabbage

【Amino Acids】

(Percent Meal Value)

Sulfur Containing Amino Acid Total188mg
Aromatic Amino Acid Total460.6mg

(Percent Meal Value)

Aspartic Acid686.2mg
Glutamic Acid1786mg
Amino Acid Total6862mg

*Note that do to rounding some nutrient values are shown as not contained in some cases.

*Calculated assuming a 1800 calorie diet of a normal women age 18 to 29 around 112 pounds weight.

*The exact vitamin and mineral content may depend on the method of cooking preparation, transportation method, and processed used for long term storage, collectively.

*Calculated calorie results may vary within a margin of several calories.

12 ways to Burn 132Cal

Chinese cabbage:Aerobic exercise duration required to burn 132 calories per 940g (1item small)

  • Walking50min
  • Jogging30min
  • Cycling / Biking / Spinning19min
  • Jumping Rope15min
  • Stretching60min
  • Climbing Steps17min
  • Vacuuming43min
  • Cleaning Bath Tub39min
  • Water Walking37min
  • Swimming19min
  • Aerobics23min
  • Boxercising25min

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