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Pimiento vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Pimiento and Turnip?

  • Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K, yet Turnip is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 71% more.
  • Pimiento has 83 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. While Pimiento has 8.3µg of Vitamin K, Turnip has only 0.1µg.

We used Pimento, canned and Turnips, raw types in this article.

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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 +460%
Contains less Sodium -79.1%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +20.9%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +73.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains less Sodium -79.1%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +20.9%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +73.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%

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 +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1900%
Contains more Folate +150%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
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 +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1900%
Contains more Folate +150%

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
47
Pimiento
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
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
7%
Pimiento
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Pimiento
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.
Pimiento Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pimiento 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 Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento 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 Pimiento Turnip Opinion
Calories 23 28 Turnip
Protein 1.1 0.9 Pimiento
Fats 0.3 0.1 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 21 Pimiento
Net carbs 3.200000047683716 4.630000114440918 Turnip
Carbs 5.1 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.3 Pimiento
Calcium 6 30 Turnip
Potassium 158 191 Turnip
Magnesium 6 11 Turnip
Sugar 2.71 3.8 Pimiento
Fiber 1.9 1.8 Pimiento
Copper 0.049 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.19 0.27 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 17 27 Turnip
Sodium 14 67 Pimiento
Vitamin A 2655 0 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.03 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.04 Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.03 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.4 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.09 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 0.1 Pimiento
Folate 6 15 Turnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.006 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.053 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.009 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 0.025 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036 0.036
Leucine 0.058 0.033 Pimiento
Lysine 0.049 0.036 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 0.011 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.017 Pimiento
Valine 0.046 0.03 Pimiento
Histidine 0.022 0.014 Pimiento
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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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.