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Jalapeño vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Jalapeño and Turnip

  • Turnip has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B3 than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 108% more than Turnip.
  • Jalapeño has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Turnip. While Jalapeño has 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, Turnip has only 0µg.

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 Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
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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0
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +464.8%
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 Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
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 +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +464.8%
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 Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 0.91g 0.9g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.1g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 6.43g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 28kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 3.8g Turnip
Fiber 2.8g 1.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 0.25mg 0.3mg Turnip
Magnesium 15mg 11mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 27mg Turnip
Potassium 248mg 191mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 67mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.27mg Turnip
Copper 0.046mg 0.085mg Turnip
Vitamin A 1078IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.03mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 21mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.03mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.4mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.2mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.09mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 15µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 0.1µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Turnip
Threonine mg 0.025mg Turnip
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine mg 0.033mg Turnip
Lysine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Methionine mg 0.011mg Turnip
Phenylalanine mg 0.017mg Turnip
Valine mg 0.03mg Turnip
Histidine mg 0.014mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.006g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.053g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño 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
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

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)

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.