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Chinese broccoli vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chinese broccoli and Turnip

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Calcium, and Manganese, however Turnip is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 71% more than Turnip.
  • Chinese broccoli has 7 times more Folate than Turnip. While Chinese broccoli has 99µg of Folate, Turnip has only 15µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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 +86.7%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.6%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Copper +39.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +86.7%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.6%
Contains more Magnesium +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +44.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Copper +39.3%

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 C +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +84700%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
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 C +34.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1500%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +84700%
Contains more Folate +560%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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
48
Chinese broccoli
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
6%
Turnip
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
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.
Chinese broccoli Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Chinese broccoli Turnip
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Turnip Opinion
Calories 22 28 Turnip
Protein 1.14 0.9 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.72 0.1 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 21 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 4.630000114440918 Turnip
Carbs 3.81 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.3 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 100 30 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 191 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 18 11 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 0.84 3.8 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 1.8 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.39 0.27 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 41 27 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 7 67 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 0 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.03 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.04 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.03 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.4 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.09 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 0.1 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 15 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.006 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.053 Chinese broccoli
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
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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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.