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Shallot vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sugars (difference - 4.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot 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.
Shallot 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 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
Shallot 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
10
Shallot
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
15
Shallot
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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0
Turnip
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +74.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Zinc +48.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +23.3%
Contains more Potassium +74.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Zinc +48.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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
:
3
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +700%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%

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
15%
Shallot
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
6%
Turnip
Fats
0%
Shallot
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 Shallot Turnip Opinion
Calories 72 28 Shallot
Protein 2.5 0.9 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 8 21 Turnip
Carbs 16.8 6.43 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.3 Shallot
Calcium 37 30 Shallot
Potassium 334 191 Shallot
Magnesium 21 11 Shallot
Sugars 7.87 3.8 Shallot
Fiber 3.2 1.8 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.085 Shallot
Zinc 0.4 0.27 Shallot
Starch
Phosphorus 60 27 Shallot
Sodium 12 67 Shallot
Vitamin A 4 0 Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.03 Shallot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.04 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.03 Turnip
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.4 Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.2 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.09 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 0.1 Shallot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.006 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.053 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.028 0.009 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 0.025 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 0.036 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 0.033 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 0.036 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 0.011 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.017 Shallot
Valine 0.11 0.03 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 0.014 Shallot
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