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Turnip vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Turnip and Jalapeño

  • Turnip has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B3 than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 108% more than Turnip.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Turnips, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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
Turnip
5
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Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26

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
0
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Contains more Vitamin C +464.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 70% 0% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 0% 1% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +464.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
10
Jalapeño

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%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
0%
Turnip
2%
Jalapeño

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

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Turnip Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.081g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 28 29 Jalapeño
Protein 0.9 0.91 Jalapeño
Fats 0.1 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 21 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.43 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.25 Turnip
Calcium 30 12 Turnip
Potassium 191 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 11 15 Jalapeño
Sugar 3.8 4.12 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.085 0.046 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.14 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 27 26 Turnip
Sodium 67 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 0 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.03 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.04
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 15 27 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0.092 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.025 Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 Turnip
Valine 0.03 Turnip
Histidine 0.014 Turnip
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.