Nutrition for Napa Cabbage (cooked)

Calories, Protein, Vitamins and More


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Napa Cabbage Nutrition Summary

One cup of cooked napa cabbage (109 grams or 0.2 lb) contains 13 calories and 1.2 grams of protein. Napa cabbage consist of 96% water, 2% carbohydrates, 1% protein, and less than 1% of fat.

Napa cabbage is a source of calcium and manganese.

In one cup of cooked napa cabbage:

  • Calories: 13
  • Protein: 1.2 g
  • Fat: 0.2 g
  • Sodium: 12 mg
There is no significant amounts of sugar, dietary fiber, saturated fat or cholesterol in napa cabbage.

See the Napa Cabbage Nutrition Chart for complete recommended daily values.
The specific nutritional values from USDA is for: Cabbage, napa, cooked.

Calories in Napa Cabbage

Napa cabbage has 13 calories per cup or 12 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates, protein and fat.

59% of calories in napa cabbage are from carbohydrates, 30% of calories are from protein and 11% of calories are from fat.

Calories from Fat

About 11% the calories in cooked Napa Cabbage are from fat. Napa cabbage is very low in total fat, with 0.2 grams per cup. Most of the fat in napa cabbage are healthier unsaturated fats.

Napa cabbage is cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

  • Total fat: 0.2 g
There is no significant amounts of cholesterol, trans fat, saturated fat, monounsaturated fat or polyunsaturated fat in napa cabbage.

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Protein in Napa Cabbage

One cup of Napa Cabbage has 1.2 grams of protein or about 2% of daily recommended intake. Napa cabbage is relatively low in protein, and is not a source of complete protein, containing little or small amounts of the majority of the nine essential amino acids.

  • Protein: 1.2 g
There is no significant amounts of tryptophan, threonine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, methionine, phenylalanine, valine or histidine in napa cabbage.

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Vitamins and Minerals in Napa Cabbage

Cooked napa cabbage is a source of calcium and manganese. It also contains significant amounts of folate (Vitamin B9) and copper.

Vitamins in napa cabbage (1 cup):
  • Vitamin a: 14.2 ug
  • Niacin: 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin c: 3.5 mg
  • Folate: 46.9 ug
Minerals in napa cabbage (1 cup):
  • Calcium: 31.6 mg
  • Potassium: 94.8 mg
  • Iron: 0.8 mg
  • Magnesium: 8.7 mg
  • Zinc: 0.2 mg
  • Selenium: 0.4 ug
  • Phosphorus: 20.7 mg
  • Copper: 0.1 mg
  • Manganese: 0.2 mg
There is no significant amounts of choline, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, vitamin e, vitamin b12 or vitamin k in napa cabbage.

Flavonoids and Carotenoids in Napa Cabbage [3]

Napa cabbage contains a number of healthy phytonutrients and antioxidants, specifically carotenoids beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. In one cup of napa cabbage:

  • beta-carotene: 145 ug
  • alpha-carotene: 53 ug

Napa Cabbage Nutrition Chart

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

Napa Cabbage in Cooking

Napa cabbage is in the top 10% of most popular ingredients for recipes. Napa Cabbage can be consumed raw and is often shredded, sliced or chopped before cooking or serving. Most recipes call for one or two heads of napa cabbage.

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