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Collard Greens vs. Turnip — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Collard Greens and Turnip?

  • Turnip has less Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin E than Collard Greens.
  • Collard Greens's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 339% higher.

We used Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Turnips, raw types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Iron +276.7%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.6%
Contains more Manganese +280.6%
Contains more Potassium +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 43% 15% 14% 11% 2% 7% 17% 67% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29% 18% 4%
Contains more Calcium +370%
Contains more Iron +276.7%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.5%
Contains less Sodium -77.6%
Contains more Manganese +280.6%
Contains more Potassium +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.4%
Contains more Copper +66.7%
Contains more Selenium +40%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +2833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.2%
Contains more Choline +245.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +406500%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Equal in Folate - 15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 456% 18% 0% 61% 10% 25% 11% 14% 30% 12% 0% 21% 1017%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 7% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +253.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.2%
Contains more Choline +245.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +406500%
Contains more Vitamin C +15.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Equal in Folate - 15

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +201.1%
Contains more Fats +620%
Contains more Carbs +13.8%
Equal in Water - 91.87
Equal in Other - 0.7
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 g
6% 92%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.43 g
Water: 91.87 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +201.1%
Contains more Fats +620%
Contains more Carbs +13.8%
Equal in Water - 91.87
Equal in Other - 0.7

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +333.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +226.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.6%
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
16% 9% 76%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.053 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +333.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +226.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Collard Greens Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Collard Greens Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 2.71g 0.9g Collard Greens
Fats 0.72g 0.1g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 6.43g Turnip
Calories 33kcal 28kcal Collard Greens
Sugar 0.4g 3.8g Collard Greens
Fiber 4g 1.8g Collard Greens
Calcium 141mg 30mg Collard Greens
Iron 1.13mg 0.3mg Collard Greens
Magnesium 21mg 11mg Collard Greens
Phosphorus 32mg 27mg Collard Greens
Potassium 117mg 191mg Turnip
Sodium 15mg 67mg Collard Greens
Zinc 0.23mg 0.27mg Turnip
Copper 0.051mg 0.085mg Turnip
Manganese 0.51mg 0.134mg Collard Greens
Selenium 0.5µg 0.7µg Turnip
Vitamin A 7600IU 0IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 0µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.03mg Collard Greens
Vitamin C 18.2mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.03mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.4mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 0.2mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.09mg Collard Greens
Folate 16µg 15µg Collard Greens
Choline 38.4mg 11.1mg Collard Greens
Vitamin K 406.6µg 0.1µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.009mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg 0.025mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg 0.036mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg 0.033mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg 0.036mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg 0.011mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.017mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg 0.03mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg 0.014mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.006g Collard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.053g Collard Greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Collard Greens Turnip
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
129%
Collard Greens
11%
Turnip
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
12%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens 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 ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Collard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170407/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.