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Peppers vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Peppers and Turnip

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, and Copper, however Turnip have more Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 246% higher.
  • Turnip has 143 times less Vitamin K than Peppers. Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Turnip has 0.1µg.

Food types used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, 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
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Turnip
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +78%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Potassium +78%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.4%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
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 +1054.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 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 +1054.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +14200%
Contains more Folate +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +227.9%

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
90
Peppers
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Peppers
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.
Peppers 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

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Peppers 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 - 1.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 63)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers 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 Peppers Turnip Opinion
Calories 40 28 Peppers
Protein 2 0.9 Peppers
Fats 0.2 0.1 Peppers
Vitamin C 242.5 21 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 4.630000114440918 Peppers
Carbs 9.46 6.43 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.3 Peppers
Calcium 18 30 Turnip
Potassium 340 191 Peppers
Magnesium 25 11 Peppers
Sugar 5.1 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 1.5 1.8 Turnip
Copper 0.174 0.085 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.27 Peppers
Starch
Phosphorus 46 27 Peppers
Sodium 7 67 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 0 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 0.03 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.03 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 0.4 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 0.1 Peppers
Folate 23 15 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.006 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.053 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 0.009 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 0.025 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 0.036 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 0.033 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 0.036 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 0.011 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.017 Peppers
Valine 0.084 0.03 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 0.014 Peppers
Fructose

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.