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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
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Turnip
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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
6%
Turnip
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tomatillo Turnip
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tomatillo Turnip Opinion
Calories 32 28 Tomatillo
Protein 0.96 0.9 Tomatillo
Fats 1.02 0.1 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 21 Turnip
Carbs 5.84 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.3 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 30 Turnip
Potassium 268 191 Tomatillo
Magnesium 20 11 Tomatillo
Sugars 3.93 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 1.9 1.8 Tomatillo
Copper 0.079 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.22 0.27 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 39 27 Tomatillo
Sodium 1 67 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 0 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 0.03 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.04 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.03 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.4 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.09 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 0.1 Tomatillo
Folate 7 15 Turnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.006 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.053 Tomatillo
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

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 of 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.