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Chili pepper vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Turnip

  • Turnip has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B3 than Chili pepper.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 136% more than Turnip.
  • Chili pepper has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Turnip. While Chili pepper has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, Turnip has only 0µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Turnips, raw.

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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
Contains more Iron +243.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Iron +243.3%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.6%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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
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0
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin C +584.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
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 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin C +584.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2

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.
Chili pepper 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 vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 4.63g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.9g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.1g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 6.43g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 28kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 3.8g Turnip
Fiber 1.5g 1.8g Turnip
Calcium 14mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 1.03mg 0.3mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 11mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 27mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 191mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 67mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.27mg Turnip
Copper 0.129mg 0.085mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 0IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.03mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 21mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.03mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.4mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.2mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.09mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 15µg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 0.1µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.009mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.025mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.036mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.033mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.036mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.011mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.017mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.03mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.014mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.006g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.053g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper 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
66
Chili pepper
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
6%
Turnip
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.