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Jalapeño vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Turnip

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3, however Turnip is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 108% more than Turnip.
  • Jalapeño has 185 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. While Jalapeño has 18.5µg of Vitamin K, Turnip has only 0.1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 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 +464.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +464.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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
64
Jalapeño
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
6%
Turnip
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
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.
Jalapeño Turnip
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Jalapeño 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 - 0.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Turnip Opinion
Calories 29 28 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 0.9 Jalapeño
Fats 0.37 0.1 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 21 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 4.630000114440918 Turnip
Carbs 6.5 6.43 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.3 Turnip
Calcium 12 30 Turnip
Potassium 248 191 Jalapeño
Magnesium 15 11 Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 2.8 1.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.14 0.27 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 26 27 Turnip
Sodium 3 67 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 0 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.03 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.04
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.03 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.4 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.2 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.09 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 0.1 Jalapeño
Folate 27 15 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.006 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.053 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.025 Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 Turnip
Valine 0.03 Turnip
Histidine 0.014 Turnip
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.