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Turnip vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turnip and Bell pepper?

  • Bell pepper is richer than Turnip in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 66% more.

We used Turnips, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 175
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +28.8%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 10
Equal in Potassium - 175

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
3
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +102%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +282.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028
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 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +102%
Contains more Folate +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +282.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +42.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7300%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.028

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 Bell pepper
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 2.94g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 0.86g Turnip
Fats 0.1g 0.17g Bell pepper
Carbs 6.43g 4.64g Turnip
Calories 28kcal 20kcal Turnip
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 3.8g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 1.8g 1.7g Turnip
Calcium 30mg 10mg Turnip
Iron 0.3mg 0.34mg Bell pepper
Magnesium 11mg 10mg Turnip
Phosphorus 27mg 20mg Turnip
Potassium 191mg 175mg Turnip
Sodium 67mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.27mg 0.13mg Turnip
Copper 0.085mg 0.066mg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.37mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.028mg Turnip
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.099mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 15µg 10µg Turnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 7.4µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.025mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.024mg Turnip
Leucine 0.033mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine 0.036mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine 0.011mg 0.007mg Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.03mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine 0.014mg 0.01mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.058g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.008g Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.062g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turnip Bell pepper
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
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
9
Bell pepper

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
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.047g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper 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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.