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Olive vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Olive and Turnip?

  • Olive is higher in Iron, Copper, Vitamin E , Calcium and Fiber, yet Turnip is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Potassium.
  • Olive's daily need coverage for Iron is 38% more.
  • Olive has 129 times more Saturated Fat than Turnip. While Olive has 1.415g of Saturated Fat, Turnip has only 0.011g.

We used Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) 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
Olive
3
:
5
Turnip
Contains more Iron +1000%
Contains more Calcium +193.3%
Contains more Copper +195.3%
Contains more Potassium +2287.5%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +800%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +1000%
Contains more Calcium +193.3%
Contains more Copper +195.3%
Contains more Potassium +2287.5%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +800%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%

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
Olive
3
:
7
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +5400%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +981.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 3% 25% 33% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 4% 0%
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 +5400%
Contains more Vitamin K +1300%
Contains more Vitamin C +2233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +981.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
6
Olive
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
43
Olive
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
5%
Olive
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Olive
6%
Turnip
Fats
49%
Olive
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.
Olive Turnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Olive 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 contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 668mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.404g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Olive
Olive contains less Sugars (difference - 3.8g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Olive Turnip Opinion
Calories 115 28 Olive
Protein 0.84 0.9 Turnip
Fats 10.68 0.1 Olive
Vitamin C 0.9 21 Turnip
Carbs 6.26 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.3 0.3 Olive
Calcium 88 30 Olive
Potassium 8 191 Turnip
Magnesium 4 11 Turnip
Sugars 0 3.8 Olive
Fiber 3.2 1.8 Olive
Copper 0.251 0.085 Olive
Zinc 0.22 0.27 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 3 27 Turnip
Sodium 735 67 Turnip
Vitamin A 403 0 Olive
Vitamin E 1.65 0.03 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.003 0.04 Turnip
Vitamin B2 0 0.03 Turnip
Vitamin B3 0.037 0.4 Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.015 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.009 0.09 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.4 0.1 Olive
Folate 0 15 Turnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.415 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 7.888 0.006 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.911 0.053 Olive
Tryptophan 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.026 0.025 Olive
Isoleucine 0.031 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.05 0.033 Olive
Lysine 0.032 0.036 Turnip
Methionine 0.012 0.011 Olive
Phenylalanine 0.029 0.017 Olive
Valine 0.038 0.03 Olive
Histidine 0.023 0.014 Olive
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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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.