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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, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Fiber, yet Turnip is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 192% more.
  • Endive has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Turnip. While Endive has 108µg of Vitamin A RAE, Turnip has only 0µg.

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
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0
Turnip
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains less Sodium -67.2%
Contains more Zinc +192.6%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Calcium +73.3%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +64.4%
Contains less Sodium -67.2%
Contains more Zinc +192.6%
Contains more Copper +16.5%
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 Folate +846.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
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 +1366.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +350%
Contains more Folate +846.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +230900%
Contains more Vitamin C +223.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

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.
Endive Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 0.25g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 1.25g 0.9g Endive
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Endive
Carbs 3.35g 6.43g Turnip
Calories 17kcal 28kcal Turnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.25g 3.8g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 1.8g Endive
Calcium 52mg 30mg Endive
Iron 0.83mg 0.3mg Endive
Magnesium 15mg 11mg Endive
Phosphorus 28mg 27mg Endive
Potassium 314mg 191mg Endive
Sodium 22mg 67mg Endive
Zinc 0.79mg 0.27mg Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.085mg Endive
Vitamin A 2167IU 0IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.44mg 0.03mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.5mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.04mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.03mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.4mg
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.2mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.09mg Turnip
Folate 142µg 15µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 0.1µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.009mg Turnip
Threonine 0.05mg 0.025mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.072mg 0.036mg Endive
Leucine 0.098mg 0.033mg Endive
Lysine 0.063mg 0.036mg Endive
Methionine 0.014mg 0.011mg Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053mg 0.017mg Endive
Valine 0.063mg 0.03mg Endive
Histidine 0.023mg 0.014mg Endive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.006g Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.053g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Endive 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
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 food.
Protein
8%
Endive
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Endive
0%
Turnip

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 is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.