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Turnip vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Turnip and Arrowroot

  • Turnip has more Vitamin C, while Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 81% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 11 times less Vitamin C than Turnip. Turnip contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot contains 1.9mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Turnips, raw and Arrowroot, 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 Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +42.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +42.4%

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
Turnip
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Contains more Vitamin C +1005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +1005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%

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.
Turnip Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 0.9g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Arrowroot
Carbs 6.43g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 28kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.8g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.8g 1.3g Turnip
Calcium 30mg 6mg Turnip
Iron 0.3mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 11mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 27mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 191mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 67mg 26mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.27mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.085mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 0IU 19IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.03mg mg Turnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 1.9mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.059mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 15µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg µg Turnip
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Turnip
Threonine 0.025mg mg Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Turnip
Leucine 0.033mg mg Turnip
Lysine 0.036mg mg Turnip
Methionine 0.011mg mg Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017mg mg Turnip
Valine 0.03mg mg Turnip
Histidine 0.014mg mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.039g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.004g Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.092g Arrowroot

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Turnip Arrowroot
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
12
Turnip
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
31
Arrowroot

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%
Turnip
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/nutrients
  2. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/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.