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Turnip vs. Gratin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turnip and Gratin?

  • Turnip is higher in Vitamin C, yet Gratin is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% more.
  • Turnip has 2 times more Vitamin C than Gratin. While Turnip has 21mg of Vitamin C, Gratin has only 9.9mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Turnip is lower.

We used Turnips, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Turnip
1
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9
Gratin
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.5%
Contains more Potassium +107.3%
Contains more Zinc +155.6%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Manganese +20.1%
Contains more Selenium +285.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29% 18% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54% 22% 15%
Contains less Sodium -84.5%
Contains more Calcium +296.7%
Contains more Iron +113.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +318.5%
Contains more Potassium +107.3%
Contains more Zinc +155.6%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Manganese +20.1%
Contains more Selenium +285.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Turnip
5
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6
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin C +112.1%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 7% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.1%
Contains more Folate +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Turnip
1
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4
Gratin
Contains more Water +24.1%
Contains more Protein +462.2%
Contains more Fats +7490%
Contains more Carbs +75.3%
Contains more Other +197.1%
6% 92%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.43 g
Water: 91.87 g
Other: 0.7 g
5% 8% 11% 74% 2%
Protein: 5.06 g
Fats: 7.59 g
Carbs: 11.27 g
Water: 74 g
Other: 2.08 g
Contains more Water +24.1%
Contains more Protein +462.2%
Contains more Fats +7490%
Contains more Carbs +75.3%
Contains more Other +197.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Turnip
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2
Gratin
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +35716.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +420.8%
16% 9% 76%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.053 g
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 4.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.149 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.276 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +35716.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +420.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turnip Gratin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 9.47g Gratin
Protein 0.9g 5.06g Gratin
Fats 0.1g 7.59g Gratin
Carbs 6.43g 11.27g Gratin
Calories 28kcal 132kcal Gratin
Sugar 3.8g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 1.8g
Calcium 30mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 0.3mg 0.64mg Gratin
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Gratin
Phosphorus 27mg 113mg Gratin
Potassium 191mg 396mg Gratin
Sodium 67mg 433mg Turnip
Zinc 0.27mg 0.69mg Gratin
Copper 0.085mg 0.16mg Gratin
Manganese 0.134mg 0.161mg Gratin
Selenium 0.7µg 2.7µg Gratin
Vitamin A 0IU 264IU Gratin
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 64µg Gratin
Vitamin E 0.03mg Turnip
Vitamin C 21mg 9.9mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.064mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.116mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.993mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.387mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.174mg Gratin
Folate 15µg 11µg Turnip
Choline 11.1mg Turnip
Vitamin K 0.1µg Turnip
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.07mg Gratin
Threonine 0.025mg 0.192mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine 0.033mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine 0.036mg 0.381mg Gratin
Methionine 0.011mg 0.117mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.254mg Gratin
Valine 0.03mg 0.325mg Gratin
Histidine 0.014mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 0mg 23mg Turnip
Saturated Fat 0.011g 4.733g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 2.149g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.276g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turnip Gratin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Turnip
14%
Gratin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Turnip
32%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 366mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.722g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/nutrients
  2. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.