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Vegetable vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Vegetable and Turnip different?

  • Vegetable is richer in Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Iron, while Turnip is higher in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
  • Vegetable covers your daily need of Vitamin A 24% more than Turnip.
  • Vegetable contains 235 times more Vitamin K than Turnip. Vegetable contains 23.5µg of Vitamin K, while Turnip contains 0.1µg.

Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Turnips, 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
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Turnip
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +13%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.8%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +13%
Equal in Copper - 0.085

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
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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +23400%
Contains more Folate +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +23400%
Contains more Folate +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%

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
36
Vegetable
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
13
Turnip

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
17%
Vegetable
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Vegetable
0%
Turnip

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.
Vegetable Turnip
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

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Vegetable Turnip
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?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Turnip Opinion
Calories 65 28 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 0.9 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.1 Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2 21 Turnip
Carbs 13.09 6.43 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.3 Vegetable
Calcium 25 30 Turnip
Potassium 169 191 Turnip
Magnesium 22 11 Vegetable
Sugar 3.12 3.8 Vegetable
Fiber 4.4 1.8 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.085 Turnip
Zinc 0.49 0.27 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 51 27 Vegetable
Sodium 35 67 Vegetable
Vitamin A 4277 0 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.03 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.04 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.03 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.4 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.09 Turnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 0.1 Vegetable
Folate 19 15 Vegetable
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.006 Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.053 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029 0.009 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.025 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.036 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.033 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.036 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.011 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.017 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.03 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.014 Vegetable
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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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/nutrients
  2. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.