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Turnip vs. Pimiento — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turnip and Pimiento?

  • Pimiento is richer than Turnip in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin K.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 71% more.
  • Turnip has 5 times more Calcium than Pimiento. While Turnip has 30mg of Calcium, Pimiento has only 6mg.

We used Turnips, raw and Pimento, canned 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.
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.9%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Copper +73.5%
Contains more Manganese +45.7%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains less Sodium -79.1%
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 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17% 12% 2%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +20.9%
Contains more Zinc +42.1%
Contains more Copper +73.5%
Contains more Manganese +45.7%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains more Iron +460%
Contains less Sodium -79.1%

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 Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1900%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin C +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%
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 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 4% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1900%
Contains more Folate +150%
Contains more Choline +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2200%
Contains more Vitamin C +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +8200%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +26.1%
Contains more Other +75%
Contains more Protein +22.2%
Contains more Fats +200%
Equal in Water - 93.1
6% 92%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.43 g
Water: 91.87 g
Other: 0.7 g
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Carbs +26.1%
Contains more Other +75%
Contains more Protein +22.2%
Contains more Fats +200%
Equal in Water - 93.1

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +233.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +203.8%
16% 9% 76%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.053 g
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +233.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +203.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Turnip Pimiento
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 3.2g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 1.1g Pimiento
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Pimiento
Carbs 6.43g 5.1g Turnip
Calories 28kcal 23kcal Turnip
Sugar 3.8g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 1.8g 1.9g Pimiento
Calcium 30mg 6mg Turnip
Iron 0.3mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 11mg 6mg Turnip
Phosphorus 27mg 17mg Turnip
Potassium 191mg 158mg Turnip
Sodium 67mg 14mg Pimiento
Zinc 0.27mg 0.19mg Turnip
Copper 0.085mg 0.049mg Turnip
Manganese 0.134mg 0.092mg Turnip
Selenium 0.7µg 0.2µg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 133µg Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin C 21mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.017mg Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.615mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.01mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 15µg 6µg Turnip
Choline 11.1mg 6.3mg Turnip
Vitamin K 0.1µg 8.3µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.025mg 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.036mg
Leucine 0.033mg 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.036mg 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.011mg 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine 0.03mg 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.014mg 0.022mg Pimiento
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.045g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.02g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turnip Pimiento
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
43%
Pimiento
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Turnip
13%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.