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Turnip vs Radish - 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 - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Radish
Radish contains less Sugars (difference - 1.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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?
?
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 Radish
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
Turnip Radish
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
12
Turnip
9
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
9
Turnip
8
Radish

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
4
:
4
Radish
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Copper +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +22%
Contains less Sodium -41.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.28
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Copper +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +22%
Contains less Sodium -41.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Zinc - 0.28

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
6
:
3
Radish
Contains more Vitamin C +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30%
Contains more Vitamin K +1200%

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
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
3%
Radish
Fats
0%
Turnip
0%
Radish

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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 Radish Opinion
Calories 28 16 Turnip
Protein 0.9 0.68 Turnip
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 21 14.8 Turnip
Carbs 6.43 3.4 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.34 Radish
Calcium 30 25 Turnip
Potassium 191 233 Radish
Magnesium 11 10 Turnip
Sugars 3.8 1.86 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 1.6 Turnip
Copper 0.085 0.05 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.28 Radish
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 27 20 Turnip
Sodium 67 39 Radish
Vitamin A 0 7 Radish
Vitamin E 0.03 0 Turnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.012 Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.039 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.254 Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.165 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.071 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 1.3 Radish
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0.032 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.017 Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.048 Turnip
Tryptophan 0.009 0.009
Threonine 0.025 0.023 Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036 0.02 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 0.031 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 0.033 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 0.01 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.036 Radish
Valine 0.03 0.035 Radish
Histidine 0.014 0.013 Turnip
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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