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Cabbage vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cabbage Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cabbage Turnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
44
Cabbage
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
7
Cabbage
9
Turnip

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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4
Turnip
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Copper +347.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Copper +347.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 27

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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1
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin C +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Contains more Vitamin C +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
8%
Cabbage
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
6%
Turnip
Fats
0%
Cabbage
0%
Turnip

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cabbage Turnip Opinion
Calories 25 28 Turnip
Protein 1.28 0.9 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 36.6 21 Cabbage
Carbs 5.8 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.3 Cabbage
Calcium 40 30 Cabbage
Potassium 170 191 Turnip
Magnesium 12 11 Cabbage
Sugars 3.2 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 2.5 1.8 Cabbage
Copper 0.019 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.18 0.27 Turnip
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 26 27 Turnip
Sodium 18 67 Cabbage
Vitamin A 98 0 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15 0.03 Cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.04 Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.03 Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.4 Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.2 Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.09 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 0.1 Cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.006 Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.053 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.011 0.009 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 0.025 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.041 0.033 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 0.036 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 0.011 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.017 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 0.03 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 0.014 Cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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