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Welsh onion vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Welsh onion and Turnip?

  • 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.
  • Welsh onion has 17 times more Vitamin E than Turnip. While Welsh onion has 0.51mg of Vitamin E , Turnip has only 0.03mg.

We used Onions, welsh, raw and Turnips, 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
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Turnip
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%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Equal in Potassium - 191
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
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%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +21.4%
Equal in Potassium - 191

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
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 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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
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
61
Welsh onion
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
6%
Turnip
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
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.
Welsh onion 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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Welsh onion 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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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