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Bell pepper vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bell pepper and Turnip?

  • Bell pepper is richer than Turnip in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 66% more.
  • Bell pepper has 74 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. While Bell pepper has 7.4µg of Vitamin K, Turnip has only 0.1µg.

We used Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Turnips, raw types in this article.

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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 Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 191
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Potassium - 191

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 +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +282.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
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 +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +282.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102%
Contains more Folate +50%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03

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.
Bell pepper Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 0.86g 0.9g Turnip
Fats 0.17g 0.1g Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64g 6.43g Turnip
Calories 20kcal 28kcal Turnip
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 3.8g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Turnip
Calcium 10mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 0.34mg 0.3mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 10mg 11mg Turnip
Phosphorus 20mg 27mg Turnip
Potassium 175mg 191mg Turnip
Sodium 3mg 67mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.13mg 0.27mg Turnip
Copper 0.066mg 0.085mg Turnip
Vitamin A 370IU 0IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.03mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 21mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.04mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.03mg Turnip
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.2mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.09mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 15µg Turnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 0.1µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.009mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.025mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine 0.036mg 0.033mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007mg 0.011mg Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.017mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.03mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01mg 0.014mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.006g Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.053g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper 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
34
Bell pepper
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
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
5%
Bell pepper
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.047g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper 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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.