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Kohlrabi 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 - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sugars (difference - 1.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
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.
Kohlrabi 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
Kohlrabi 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
31
Kohlrabi
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
12
Kohlrabi
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 +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +83.2%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains less Sodium -70.1%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Zinc +800%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +83.2%
Contains more Magnesium +72.7%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains less Sodium -70.1%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Zinc +800%

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 C +195.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.1
Contains more Vitamin C +195.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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
10%
Kohlrabi
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
6%
Turnip
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
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 Kohlrabi Turnip Opinion
Calories 27 28 Turnip
Protein 1.7 0.9 Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 62 21 Kohlrabi
Carbs 6.2 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.3 Kohlrabi
Calcium 24 30 Turnip
Potassium 350 191 Kohlrabi
Magnesium 19 11 Kohlrabi
Sugars 2.6 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 3.6 1.8 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.129 0.085 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.27 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 46 27 Kohlrabi
Sodium 20 67 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36 0 Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0.48 0.03 Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.03 Turnip
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.4
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.09 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.1
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.006 Kohlrabi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.053 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.01 0.009 Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.049 0.025 Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078 0.036 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067 0.033 Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056 0.036 Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013 0.011 Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039 0.017 Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05 0.03 Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019 0.014 Kohlrabi
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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