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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 Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +40.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.079
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +328.6%
Contains more Zinc +22.7%
Contains more Iron +106.7%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +40.3%
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 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 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 3.94g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 0.96g Tomatillo
Fats 0.1g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 6.43g 5.84g Turnip
Calories 28kcal 32kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.8g 3.93g Turnip
Fiber 1.8g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 30mg 7mg Turnip
Iron 0.3mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 27mg 39mg Tomatillo
Potassium 191mg 268mg Tomatillo
Sodium 67mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.27mg 0.22mg Turnip
Copper 0.085mg 0.079mg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 11.7mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.044mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.035mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.15mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.056mg Turnip
Folate 15µg 7µg Turnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Turnip
Threonine 0.025mg mg Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036mg mg Turnip
Leucine 0.033mg mg Turnip
Lysine 0.036mg mg Turnip
Methionine 0.011mg mg Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017mg mg Turnip
Valine 0.03mg mg Turnip
Histidine 0.014mg mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.139g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.417g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Turnip Tomatillo
Low Fats diet ok
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
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

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.

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.