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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 RAE, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Contains more Manganese +38.1%
Contains more Selenium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 26
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 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Zinc +92.9%
Contains more Copper +84.8%
Contains more Manganese +38.1%
Contains more Selenium +75%
Contains more Magnesium +36.4%
Contains more Potassium +29.8%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Turnip
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Contains more Choline +48%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +464.8%
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 Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 5% 47%
Contains more Choline +48%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +11833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +464.8%
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 Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +18400%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.04

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +32.1%
Contains more Fats +270%
Equal in Protein - 0.91
Equal in Carbs - 6.5
Equal in Water - 91.69
6% 92%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.43 g
Water: 91.87 g
Other: 0.7 g
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
Contains more Other +32.1%
Contains more Fats +270%
Equal in Protein - 0.91
Equal in Carbs - 6.5
Equal in Water - 91.69

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -88%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +383.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.3%
16% 9% 76%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.053 g
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -88%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +383.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +111.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 3.7g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 0.91g Jalapeño
Fats 0.1g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.43g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 28kcal 29kcal Jalapeño
Fructose 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 3.8g 4.12g Turnip
Fiber 1.8g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 30mg 12mg Turnip
Iron 0.3mg 0.25mg Turnip
Magnesium 11mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 27mg 26mg Turnip
Potassium 191mg 248mg Jalapeño
Sodium 67mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.27mg 0.14mg Turnip
Copper 0.085mg 0.046mg Turnip
Manganese 0.134mg 0.097mg Turnip
Selenium 0.7µg 0.4µg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 54µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.03mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 21mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.04mg
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 15µg 27µg Jalapeño
Choline 11.1mg 7.5mg Turnip
Vitamin K 0.1µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.009mg Turnip
Threonine 0.025mg Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine 0.033mg Turnip
Lysine 0.036mg Turnip
Methionine 0.011mg Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017mg Turnip
Valine 0.03mg Turnip
Histidine 0.014mg Turnip
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.092g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.112g Jalapeño
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.062g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turnip Jalapeño
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
59%
Jalapeño
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Turnip
9%
Jalapeño

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)

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. 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.