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Turnip vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turnip and Savoy cabbage different?

  • Savoy cabbage is higher than Turnip in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Savoy cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin K 57% more than Turnip.

Turnips, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw types were 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 +37.1%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -58.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Copper +37.1%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Potassium +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -58.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.27

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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.1%
Contains more Folate +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +68700%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.187
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 172%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.1%
Contains more Folate +433.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +68700%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.03
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.187

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 3g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 6.43g 6.1g Turnip
Calories 28kcal 27kcal Turnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.8g 2.27g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 1.8g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Calcium 30mg 35mg Savoy cabbage
Iron 0.3mg 0.4mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 11mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Phosphorus 27mg 42mg Savoy cabbage
Potassium 191mg 230mg Savoy cabbage
Sodium 67mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Zinc 0.27mg 0.27mg
Copper 0.085mg 0.062mg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.17mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.03mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.3mg Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.187mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 15µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine 0.025mg 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.033mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.036mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.011mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.03mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.014mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.013g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.007g Savoy cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.049g Turnip

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turnip Savoy cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
14
Savoy cabbage

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
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
0%
Turnip
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.