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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 RAE, and Vitamin C.
  • Vegetable covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 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
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.8%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Potassium +13%
Equal in Copper - 0.085
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.9%
Contains less Sodium -47.8%
Contains more Zinc +81.5%
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 Folate +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23400%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
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%
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 Folate +26.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +23400%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 4.63g Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 0.9g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.1g Vegetable
Carbs 13.09g 6.43g Vegetable
Calories 65kcal 28kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 3.8g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 1.8g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 0.82mg 0.3mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 11mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 51mg 27mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 191mg Turnip
Sodium 35mg 67mg Vegetable
Zinc 0.49mg 0.27mg Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.085mg Turnip
Vitamin A 4277IU 0IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.03mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.04mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.03mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.4mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.2mg Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.09mg Turnip
Folate 19µg 15µg Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 0.1µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.009mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.025mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.036mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.033mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.036mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.011mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.017mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.03mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.014mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.006g Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.053g Vegetable

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Turnip
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
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

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 - 7)
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.

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.