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Turnip vs Red cabbage - 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.
Turnip Red cabbage
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
Turnip Red cabbage
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
47
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Turnip
10
Red cabbage

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
2
:
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
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%
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%

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
1
:
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.1%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.1%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.418

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Red cabbage

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