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Gratin vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Gratin and Turnip?

  • Gratin is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, yet Turnip is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% more.
  • Gratin has 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Turnip. While Gratin has 23mg of Cholesterol, Turnip has only 0mg.

We used Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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
Gratin
7
:
1
Turnip
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.5%
Contains more Potassium +107.3%
Contains more Zinc +155.6%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.5%
Contains more Potassium +107.3%
Contains more Zinc +155.6%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%

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
Gratin
6
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4
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.1%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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 B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.1%
Contains more Folate +36.4%

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.
Gratin Turnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 4.63g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 0.9g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.1g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 6.43g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 28kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.8g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 1.8g
Calcium 119mg 30mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.3mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Gratin
Phosphorus 113mg 27mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 191mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 67mg Turnip
Zinc 0.69mg 0.27mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.085mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 0IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Turnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.04mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.03mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.4mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.2mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.09mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 15µg Turnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Turnip
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.009mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.025mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.036mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.033mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.036mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.011mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.017mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.03mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.014mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Turnip
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.006g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.053g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Gratin 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
15
Gratin
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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
30%
Gratin
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
6%
Turnip
Fats
35%
Gratin
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 366mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.722g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.