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Ginger 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 - 0.192g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Ginger 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 minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Ginger 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
7
Ginger
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
17
Ginger
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
Ginger
7
:
1
Turnip
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +290.9%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +117.3%
Contains more Magnesium +290.9%
Contains more Copper +165.9%
Contains more Zinc +25.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Calcium +87.5%

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
Ginger
5
:
2
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin E +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +320%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1

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
11%
Ginger
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
6%
Turnip
Fats
3%
Ginger
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 Ginger Turnip Opinion
Calories 80 28 Ginger
Protein 1.82 0.9 Ginger
Fats 0.75 0.1 Ginger
Vitamin C 5 21 Turnip
Carbs 17.77 6.43 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.6 0.3 Ginger
Calcium 16 30 Turnip
Potassium 415 191 Ginger
Magnesium 43 11 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 2 1.8 Ginger
Copper 0.226 0.085 Ginger
Zinc 0.34 0.27 Ginger
Starch
Phosphorus 34 27 Ginger
Sodium 13 67 Ginger
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.26 0.03 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.04 Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.034 0.03 Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.75 0.4 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203 0.2 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16 0.09 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.203 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154 0.006 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154 0.053 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 0.009 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 0.025 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 0.036 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 0.033 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 0.036 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 0.011 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 0.017 Ginger
Valine 0.073 0.03 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 0.014 Ginger
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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