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Eggplant vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Eggplant and Turnip

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin C than Turnip.
  • Turnip covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 2 times more Fiber than Turnip. While Eggplant has 3g of Fiber, Turnip has only 1.8g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Eggplant, 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 Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.5%
Contains more Folate +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Vitamin C +854.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.5%
Contains more Folate +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Contains more Vitamin C +854.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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.
Eggplant 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 Eggplant Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 0.98g 0.9g Eggplant
Fats 0.18g 0.1g Eggplant
Carbs 5.88g 6.43g Turnip
Calories 25kcal 28kcal Turnip
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 3.8g Eggplant
Fiber 3g 1.8g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 0.23mg 0.3mg Turnip
Magnesium 14mg 11mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 24mg 27mg Turnip
Potassium 229mg 191mg Eggplant
Sodium 2mg 67mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.27mg Turnip
Copper 0.081mg 0.085mg Turnip
Vitamin A 23IU 0IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.03mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.04mg Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.03mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.4mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.2mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.09mg Turnip
Folate 22µg 15µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 0.1µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.009mg
Threonine 0.037mg 0.025mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.036mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg 0.033mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg 0.036mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.017mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg 0.03mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg 0.014mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.006g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.053g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant 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
9
Eggplant
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
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
6%
Eggplant
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Eggplant
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eggplant
Eggplant 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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.