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Red cabbage vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage 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?
?
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.
Red cabbage Turnip
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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
Red cabbage 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
47
Red cabbage
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red cabbage
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 +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +27.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains less Sodium -59.7%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
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 C +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Contains more Vitamin C +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +38100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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
9%
Red cabbage
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
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 Red cabbage Turnip Opinion
Calories 31 28 Red cabbage
Protein 1.43 0.9 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.1 Red cabbage
Vitamin C 57 21 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 6.43 Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.3 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 30 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 191 Red cabbage
Magnesium 16 11 Red cabbage
Sugars 3.83 3.8 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 1.8 Red cabbage
Copper 0.017 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.22 0.27 Turnip
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 27 Red cabbage
Sodium 27 67 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 1116 0 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 0.03 Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.04 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.03 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.4 Red cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.09 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 0.1 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.006 Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.053 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 0.009 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 0.025 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.046 0.033 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 0.036 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 0.011 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 0.017 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 0.03 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 0.014 Red cabbage
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