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Potato 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 - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 2.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato
Potato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Potato 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato 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
16
Potato
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
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
Potato
7
:
1
Turnip
Contains more Iron +170%
Contains more Potassium +122.5%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Contains more Iron +170%
Contains more Potassium +122.5%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Contains less Sodium -91%
Contains more Calcium +150%
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
Potato
7
:
2
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +231.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +102.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +231.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Equal in Vitamin C - 21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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%
Potato
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
6%
Turnip
Fats
0%
Potato
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 Potato Turnip Opinion
Calories 77 28 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.9 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.1 Turnip
Vitamin C 19.7 21 Turnip
Carbs 17.49 6.43 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.3 Potato
Calcium 12 30 Turnip
Potassium 425 191 Potato
Magnesium 23 11 Potato
Sugars 0.82 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 2.1 1.8 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.085 Potato
Zinc 0.3 0.27 Potato
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 27 Potato
Sodium 6 67 Potato
Vitamin A 2 0 Potato
Vitamin E 0.01 0.03 Turnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.04 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.03 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.4 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.2 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.09 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0.1 Potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.006 Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.053 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.021 0.009 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.025 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.036 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.033 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.036 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.011 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.017 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.03 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.014 Potato
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