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Cauliflower 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 - 0.119g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sugars (difference - 1.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower 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?
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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.
Cauliflower 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
Cauliflower 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
31
Cauliflower
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
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 Iron +40%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +117.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Potassium +56.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63%
Contains less Sodium -55.2%
Contains more Calcium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +117.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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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0
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin C +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +233.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +15400%

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
12%
Cauliflower
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
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 Cauliflower Turnip Opinion
Calories 25 28 Turnip
Protein 1.92 0.9 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.1 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 21 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.3 Cauliflower
Calcium 22 30 Turnip
Potassium 299 191 Cauliflower
Magnesium 15 11 Cauliflower
Sugars 1.91 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 2 1.8 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.27
Starch
Phosphorus 44 27 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 67 Cauliflower
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.08 0.03 Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Cauliflower
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.03 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.4 Cauliflower
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.2 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.09 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 0.1 Cauliflower
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.006 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.053 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.02 0.009 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.025 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 0.036 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 0.033 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.036 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.011 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.017 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.03 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.014 Cauliflower
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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