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Artichoke vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Artichoke and Turnip

  • Artichoke has more Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, and Potassium, while Turnip has more Vitamin C.
  • Artichoke's daily need coverage for Copper is 16% higher.
  • Turnip contains 148 times less Vitamin K than Artichoke. Artichoke contains 14.8µg of Vitamin K, while Turnip contains 0.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Turnips, raw.

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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
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.7%

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
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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.9%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.9%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Artichoke Turnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 4.63g Artichoke
Protein 3.27g 0.9g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.1g Artichoke
Carbs 10.51g 6.43g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 28kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g 3.8g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 1.8g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 30mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 0.3mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 11mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 27mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 191mg Artichoke
Sodium 94mg 67mg Turnip
Zinc 0.49mg 0.27mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.085mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 0IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.03mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.04mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.03mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.4mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.2mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.09mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 15µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 0.1µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Turnip
Threonine mg 0.025mg Turnip
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine mg 0.033mg Turnip
Lysine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Methionine mg 0.011mg Turnip
Phenylalanine mg 0.017mg Turnip
Valine mg 0.03mg Turnip
Histidine mg 0.014mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.006g Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.053g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Artichoke Turnip
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
19
Artichoke
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
13
Turnip

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 food.
Protein
20%
Artichoke
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Artichoke
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.