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Turnip vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turnip and Welsh onion?

  • Welsh onion is richer than Turnip in Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin C.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 161% more.

We used Turnips, raw and Onions, welsh, raw types 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 +66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains more Iron +306.7%
Contains more Potassium +11%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Contains more Iron +306.7%
Contains more Potassium +11%
Contains more Magnesium +109.1%
Contains more Zinc +92.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.5%
Contains less Sodium -74.6%

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
2
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +193300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 16
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +193300%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 16

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Turnip Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 28kcal 34kcal Welsh onion
Protein 0.9g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 0.1g 0.4g Welsh onion
Vitamin C 21mg 27mg Welsh onion
Net carbs 4.63g 4.1g Turnip
Carbs 6.43g 6.5g Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.3mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Calcium 30mg 18mg Turnip
Potassium 191mg 212mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 11mg 23mg Welsh onion
Sugar 3.8g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 1.8g 2.4g Welsh onion
Copper 0.085mg 0.07mg Turnip
Zinc 0.27mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Starch g g
Phosphorus 27mg 49mg Welsh onion
Sodium 67mg 17mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 0IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.05mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.4mg
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.169mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.072mg Turnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Folate 15µg 16µg Welsh onion
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.067g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.156g Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.025mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.033mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.036mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.011mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.03mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.014mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Turnip Welsh onion
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
0%
Turnip
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.