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Cabbage vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cabbage and Turnip

  • Cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Folate, however Turnip is higher in Copper.
  • Cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 63% more than Turnip.
  • Cabbage has 3 times more Folate than Turnip. While Cabbage has 43µg of Folate, Turnip has only 15µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cabbage, 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
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Turnip
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +347.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +56.7%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +347.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Equal in Phosphorus - 27

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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Folate +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +75900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 1.28g 0.9g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 5.8g 6.43g Turnip
Calories 25kcal 28kcal Turnip
Starch 0g g Cabbage
Fructose 1.45g g Cabbage
Sugar 3.2g 3.8g Cabbage
Fiber 2.5g 1.8g Cabbage
Calcium 40mg 30mg Cabbage
Iron 0.47mg 0.3mg Cabbage
Magnesium 12mg 11mg Cabbage
Phosphorus 26mg 27mg Turnip
Potassium 170mg 191mg Turnip
Sodium 18mg 67mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.18mg 0.27mg Turnip
Copper 0.019mg 0.085mg Turnip
Vitamin A 98IU 0IU Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.6mg 21mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.04mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 0.4mg Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.2mg Cabbage
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.09mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 15µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 0.1µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.009mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg 0.025mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine 0.041mg 0.033mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg 0.036mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.012mg 0.011mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg 0.017mg Cabbage
Valine 0.042mg 0.03mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg 0.014mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.006g Cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.053g Turnip

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cabbage Turnip
Low Fats diet Equal
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
35
Cabbage
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
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
8%
Cabbage
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
6%
Turnip
Fats
0%
Cabbage
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cabbage
Cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.