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Tomatillo vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tomatillo and Turnip different?

  • Tomatillo is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K, while Turnip is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6646% more than Turnip.
  • Tomatillo contains 101 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. Tomatillo contains 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Turnip contains 0.1µg.

Tomatillos, raw and Turnips, raw types were used 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 +106.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
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 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
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.
Tomatillo Turnip
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Turnip Opinion
Calories 32kcal 28kcal Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 0.9g Tomatillo
Fats 1.02g 0.1g Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7mg 21mg Turnip
Net carbs 3.94g 4.63g Turnip
Carbs 5.84g 6.43g Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.62mg 0.3mg Tomatillo
Calcium 7mg 30mg Turnip
Potassium 268mg 191mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Tomatillo
Sugar 3.93g 3.8g Turnip
Fiber 1.9g 1.8g Tomatillo
Copper 0.079mg 0.085mg Turnip
Zinc 0.22mg 0.27mg Turnip
Starch g g
Phosphorus 39mg 27mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 67mg Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.03mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.04mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.03mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.4mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.2mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.09mg Turnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0.1µg Tomatillo
Folate 7µg 15µg Turnip
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.006g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.053g Tomatillo
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomatillo Turnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
13
Tomatillo
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
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
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
6%
Turnip
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.13g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.128g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.