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Celeriac vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Celeriac and Turnip

  • Celeriac has more Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Turnip is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Celeriac covers your daily Vitamin K needs 34% more than Turnip.
  • Turnip contains 4 times less Phosphorus than Celeriac. Celeriac contains 115mg of Phosphorus, while Turnip contains 27mg.
  • Celeriac has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Celeriac, 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 Iron +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +325.9%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -33%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +325.9%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains less Sodium -33%

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 E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +40900%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.5%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 0% 8% 0% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 0% 103% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 0% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 0% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +40900%
Contains more Vitamin C +162.5%
Contains more Folate +87.5%

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
20
Celeriac
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
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
9%
Celeriac
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Celeriac
0%
Turnip

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.
Celeriac 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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Turnip Opinion
Calories 42 28 Celeriac
Protein 1.5 0.9 Celeriac
Fats 0.3 0.1 Celeriac
Vitamin C 8 21 Turnip
Net carbs 7.400000095367432 4.630000114440918 Celeriac
Carbs 9.2 6.43 Celeriac
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.7 0.3 Celeriac
Calcium 43 30 Celeriac
Potassium 300 191 Celeriac
Magnesium 20 11 Celeriac
Sugar 1.6 3.8 Celeriac
Fiber 1.8 1.8
Copper 0.07 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.33 0.27 Celeriac
Starch
Phosphorus 115 27 Celeriac
Sodium 100 67 Turnip
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.36 0.03 Celeriac
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.03 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.4 Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352 0.2 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.09 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41 0.1 Celeriac
Folate 8 15 Turnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.079 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.006 Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148 0.053 Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.025 Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 Turnip
Valine 0.03 Turnip
Histidine 0.014 Turnip
Fructose

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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.