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Turnip vs Eggplant - 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 - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sugars (difference - 0.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
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.
Turnip Eggplant
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Turnip Eggplant
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
12
Turnip
6
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
9
Turnip
7
Eggplant

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
Turnip
5
:
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Copper - 0.081

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
Turnip
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.039
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
Contains more Vitamin C +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.039
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084

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
5%
Turnip
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
6%
Eggplant
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Eggplant

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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 Turnip Eggplant Opinion
Calories 28 25 Turnip
Protein 0.9 0.98 Eggplant
Fats 0.1 0.18 Eggplant
Vitamin C 21 2.2 Turnip
Carbs 6.43 5.88 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.23 Turnip
Calcium 30 9 Turnip
Potassium 191 229 Eggplant
Magnesium 11 14 Eggplant
Sugars 3.8 3.53 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.085 0.081 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.16 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 27 24 Turnip
Sodium 67 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 0 23 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.03 0.3 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.039 Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.037 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.084 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 3.5 Eggplant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0.034 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.076 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.009
Threonine 0.025 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.036 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.033 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.036 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.011
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.03 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.014 0.023 Eggplant
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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