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Name given to two oriental vegetables: Brassica pekinensis (pe-tsai, Pekin cabbage, snow cabbage), pale green compact head resembling lettuce, and B. chinensis (pak choi, Chinese greens, Chinese chard), loose bunch of dark green leaves and thick stalks; a 50‐g portion is an exceptionally rich source of vitamin C; a rich source of folate; a source of vitamin A (as carotene); supplies 15 kcal (65 kJ).

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