Carbohydrate and Fiber Counts
- 1 cup chopped raw bok choy: 1 gram effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 9 calories
- 4 oz. (¼ pound) raw bok choy: 1 gram effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 14 calories
- ½ cup cooked bok choy: 2 grams effective (net) carbohydrate plus 1 gram fiber and 10 calories
Glycemic IndexAs with most non-starchy vegetables, there is no scientific study of the glycemic index of bok choy.
Estimated Glycemic Load
- 1 cup raw bok choy: 1
- 4 oz. (¼ pound) raw bok choy: 1
- ½ cup cooked bok choy: 1
Health BenefitsBok choy is an excellent source of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A and beta-carotene. It is a very good source of folate, and a good source of calcium and vitamin B6. In addition, bok choy is one of the cruciferous vegetables, which have been shown to have anti-cancer properties.
More on the Health Benefits of Leafy Greens
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Leroux, MarcusFoster-Powell, Kaye, Holt, Susanna and Brand-Miller, Janette. "International table of glycemic index and glycemic load values: 2002." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Vol. 76, No. 1, 5-56, (2002).