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Cassava 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 - 0.063g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Cassava Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cassava Turnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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
14
Cassava
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cassava
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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Turnip
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.1%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Copper +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -79.1%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
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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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1800%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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%
Cassava
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Cassava
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 Cassava Turnip Opinion
Calories 160 28 Cassava
Protein 1.36 0.9 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.1 Cassava
Vitamin C 20.6 21 Turnip
Carbs 38.06 6.43 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.3 Turnip
Calcium 16 30 Turnip
Potassium 271 191 Cassava
Magnesium 21 11 Cassava
Sugars 1.7 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 1.8
Copper 0.1 0.085 Cassava
Zinc 0.34 0.27 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 27 27
Sodium 14 67 Cassava
Vitamin A 13 0 Cassava
Vitamin E 0.19 0.03 Cassava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.04 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.03 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.4 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.09 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 0.1 Cassava
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.006 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.053 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.019 0.009 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 0.025 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.039 0.033 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 0.036 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 0.011
Phenylalanine 0.026 0.017 Cassava
Valine 0.035 0.03 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 0.014 Cassava
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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