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Pea vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pea and Turnip different?

  • Pea is higher than Turnip in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Iron, Folate, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Pea covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Turnip.
  • Pea contains 248 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. Pea contains 24.8µg of Vitamin K, while Turnip contains 0.1µg.

Peas, green, raw and Turnips, raw types were used 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
Pea
7
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1
Turnip
Contains more Iron +390%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +359.3%
Contains more Copper +107.1%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Iron +390%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +27.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +359.3%
Contains more Copper +107.1%
Contains more Calcium +20%

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
Pea
9
:
1
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +565%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +422.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.8%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +24700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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 +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +565%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +422.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.8%
Contains more Folate +333.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +24700%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.3%

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.
Pea Turnip
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Pea Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 4.63g Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.9g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.1g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 6.43g Pea
Calories 81kcal 28kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g g Pea
Sugar 5.67g 3.8g Turnip
Fiber 5.7g 1.8g Pea
Calcium 25mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 1.47mg 0.3mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 11mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 27mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 191mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 67mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.27mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.085mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 0IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.03mg Pea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 21mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.04mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.03mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.4mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.2mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.09mg Pea
Folate 65µg 15µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 0.1µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.009mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.025mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.036mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.033mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.036mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.011mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.017mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.03mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.014mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.006g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.053g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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
39
Pea
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
6%
Turnip
Fats
2%
Pea
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea 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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.