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Chili pepper vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chili pepper and Turnip

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Turnip is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 136% more than Turnip.
  • Chili pepper has 140 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. While Chili pepper has 14µg of Vitamin K, Turnip has only 0.1µg.

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 Potassium +68.6%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +243.3%
Contains more Potassium +68.6%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Copper +51.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.6%
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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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin C +584.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 C +584.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +186.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +211%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +13900%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.2

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 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

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Chili pepper 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Turnip Opinion
Calories 40 28 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 0.9 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.1 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 21 Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.309999942779541 4.630000114440918 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 6.43 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.3 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 30 Turnip
Potassium 322 191 Chili pepper
Magnesium 23 11 Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 1.5 1.8 Turnip
Copper 0.129 0.085 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.27 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 43 27 Chili pepper
Sodium 9 67 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 0 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 0.03 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.04 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.03 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.4 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.09 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 0.1 Chili pepper
Folate 23 15 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.006 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.053 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.009 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 0.025 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 0.036 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 0.033 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 0.036 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 0.011 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.017 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 0.03 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 0.014 Chili pepper
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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 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.