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Turnip vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turnip and Rutabagas different?

  • Turnip has more Copper than Rutabagas.

Turnips, raw and Rutabagas, raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Copper +165.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Iron +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.3%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Contains more Copper +165.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Iron +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +59.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +96.3%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%

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
1
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +19%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +40%
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 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +19%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +40%

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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
14
Rutabagas

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%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Rutabagas

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

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Turnip Rutabagas
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 - 0.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 28 37 Rutabagas
Protein 0.9 1.08 Rutabagas
Fats 0.1 0.16 Rutabagas
Vitamin C 21 25 Rutabagas
Net carbs 4.630000114440918 6.320000171661377 Rutabagas
Carbs 6.43 8.62 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.44 Rutabagas
Calcium 30 43 Rutabagas
Potassium 191 305 Rutabagas
Magnesium 11 20 Rutabagas
Sugar 3.8 4.46 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 2.3 Rutabagas
Copper 0.085 0.032 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.24 Turnip
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 27 53 Rutabagas
Sodium 67 12 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 0 2 Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.03 0.3 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.04 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.7 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.16 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.1 Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0.3 Rutabagas
Folate 15 21 Rutabagas
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0.027 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.025 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.088 Rutabagas
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 1.61 Rutabagas

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.