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Turnip vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Turnip and Artichoke

  • Turnip has more Vitamin C, while Artichoke has more Copper, Fiber, Folate, Iron, Vitamin K, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Manganese, and Potassium.
  • Artichoke's daily need coverage for Copper is 16% higher.
  • Artichoke contains 2 times less Vitamin C than Turnip. Turnip contains 21mg of Vitamin C, while Artichoke contains 11.7mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Turnips, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), 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 less Sodium -28.7%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -28.7%
Contains more Calcium +46.7%
Contains more Iron +326.7%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +93.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Copper +171.8%

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
Turnip
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Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.9%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%
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 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.9%
Contains more Folate +353.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +14700%

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 Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 5.11g Artichoke
Protein 0.9g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.1g 0.15g Artichoke
Carbs 6.43g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 28kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.8g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 1.8g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 30mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.3mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 11mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 27mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 191mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 67mg 94mg Turnip
Zinc 0.27mg 0.49mg Artichoke
Copper 0.085mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 11.7mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Folate 15µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 14.8µg Artichoke
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 0.036g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.005g Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turnip Artichoke
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
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
35
Artichoke

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
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
11%
Artichoke
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/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.