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Turnip vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Turnip and Tomato

  • Turnip has more Vitamin C, however Tomato is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Turnip has 2 times more Fiber than Tomato. While Turnip has 1.8g of Fiber, Tomato has only 1.2g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Turnips, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average.

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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
Turnip
5
:
2
Tomato
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +44.1%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +11.1%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +44.1%
Contains more Zinc +58.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +24.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Equal in Iron - 0.27
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
5
:
4
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +7800%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037
Equal in Folate - 15
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 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +7800%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.037
Equal in Folate - 15

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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
4%
Tomato
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Tomato

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 Tomato
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

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Turnip Tomato
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 Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Turnip
Turnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Tomato Opinion
Calories 28 18 Turnip
Protein 0.9 0.88 Turnip
Fats 0.1 0.2 Tomato
Vitamin C 21 13.7 Turnip
Net carbs 4.630000114440918 2.690000057220459 Turnip
Carbs 6.43 3.89 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.27 Turnip
Calcium 30 10 Turnip
Potassium 191 237 Tomato
Magnesium 11 11
Sugar 3.8 2.63 Tomato
Fiber 1.8 1.2 Turnip
Copper 0.085 0.059 Turnip
Zinc 0.27 0.17 Turnip
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 27 24 Turnip
Sodium 67 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 0 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.03 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.037 Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.019 Turnip
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.594 Tomato
Vitamin B5 0.2 0.089 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.08 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 7.9 Tomato
Folate 15 15
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.011 0.028 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053 0.083 Tomato
Tryptophan 0.009 0.006 Turnip
Threonine 0.025 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.036 0.018 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 0.025 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 0.027 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 0.006 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.03 0.018 Turnip
Histidine 0.014 0.014
Fructose 1.37 Tomato

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.