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Endive vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Endive and Turnip?

  • Endive is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Iron and Fiber, yet Turnip is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 192% more.
  • Endive has 9 times more Folate than Turnip. While Endive has 142µg of Folate, Turnip has only 15µg.

We used Endive, raw and Turnips, raw types in this article.

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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
Endive
8
:
0
Turnip
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +192.6%
Contains less Sodium -67.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +192.6%
Contains less Sodium -67.2%
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
Endive
7
:
2
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
Contains more Folate +846.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
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 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
Contains more Folate +846.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
79
Endive
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
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 the food
Protein
8%
Endive
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Endive
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Endive Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Endive 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Endive
Endive contains less Sugars (difference - 3.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Endive
Endive contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive 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

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Endive Turnip Opinion
Calories 17 28 Turnip
Protein 1.25 0.9 Endive
Fats 0.2 0.1 Endive
Vitamin C 6.5 21 Turnip
Carbs 3.35 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 0.3 Endive
Calcium 52 30 Endive
Potassium 314 191 Endive
Magnesium 15 11 Endive
Sugars 0.25 3.8 Endive
Fiber 3.1 1.8 Endive
Copper 0.099 0.085 Endive
Zinc 0.79 0.27 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 28 27 Endive
Sodium 22 67 Endive
Vitamin A 2167 0 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 0.03 Endive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.04 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.03 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.4
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.2 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.09 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 0.1 Endive
Folate 142 15 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.006 Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.053 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.05 0.025 Endive
Isoleucine 0.072 0.036 Endive
Leucine 0.098 0.033 Endive
Lysine 0.063 0.036 Endive
Methionine 0.014 0.011 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.017 Endive
Valine 0.063 0.03 Endive
Histidine 0.023 0.014 Endive
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.