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Turnip vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Turnip and Tomatillo different?

  • Turnip is richer in Vitamin C, while Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6646% more than Turnip.
  • Turnip contains 4 times more Calcium than Tomatillo. Turnip contains 30mg of Calcium, while Tomatillo contains 7mg.

Turnips, raw and Tomatillos, 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 Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.079

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044
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 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +79.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.044

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
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
14
Tomatillo

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%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
0%
Turnip
5%
Tomatillo

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turnip Tomatillo
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 - 0.13g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.128g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 28 32 Tomatillo
Protein 0.9 0.96 Tomatillo
Fats 0.1 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 21 11.7 Turnip
Net carbs 4.630000114440918 3.940000057220459 Turnip
Carbs 6.43 5.84 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 30 7 Turnip
Potassium 191 268 Tomatillo
Magnesium 11 20 Tomatillo
Sugar 3.8 3.93 Turnip
Fiber 1.8 1.9 Tomatillo
Copper 0.085 0.079 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.22 Turnip
Starch
Phosphorus 27 39 Tomatillo
Sodium 67 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 0 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.03 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.044 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.035 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.15 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.056 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 10.1 Tomatillo
Folate 15 7 Turnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0.139 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.417 Tomatillo
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

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.