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Turnip vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Turnip and Eggplant

  • Eggplant has less Vitamin C than Turnip.
  • Turnip covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Eggplant.
  • Turnip has 3 times more Calcium than Eggplant. While Turnip has 30mg of Calcium, Eggplant has only 9mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Turnips, raw and Eggplant, 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 +233.3%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
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% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +68.8%
Contains more Magnesium +27.3%
Contains more Potassium +19.9%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Copper - 0.081

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 +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.5%
Contains more Folate +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.039
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
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% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.5%
Contains more Folate +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.039
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084

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 Eggplant
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 Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 2.88g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 0.98g Eggplant
Fats 0.1g 0.18g Eggplant
Carbs 6.43g 5.88g Turnip
Calories 28kcal 25kcal Turnip
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 3.8g 3.53g Eggplant
Fiber 1.8g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 30mg 9mg Turnip
Iron 0.3mg 0.23mg Turnip
Magnesium 11mg 14mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 27mg 24mg Turnip
Potassium 191mg 229mg Eggplant
Sodium 67mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.27mg 0.16mg Turnip
Copper 0.085mg 0.081mg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 23IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.3mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 2.2mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.039mg Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.084mg Turnip
Folate 15µg 22µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.009mg
Threonine 0.025mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.033mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.036mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg 0.011mg
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine 0.03mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.014mg 0.023mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.034g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.016g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.076g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Turnip Eggplant
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
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
10
Eggplant

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
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
6%
Eggplant
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eggplant
Eggplant 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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.