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Bell pepper vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sugars (difference - 2.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bell pepper Parsnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Parsnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
43
Bell pepper
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
6
Bell pepper
16
Parsnip

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 less Sodium -70%
Contains more Iron +73.5%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +255%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Iron +73.5%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Copper +81.8%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +255%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +302.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +506.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +302.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +506.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +204.1%

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 the food
Protein
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Parsnip

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Bell pepper Parsnip Opinion
Calories 20 75 Parsnip
Protein 0.86 1.2 Parsnip
Fats 0.17 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 80.4 17 Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 10 36 Parsnip
Potassium 175 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 10 29 Parsnip
Sugars 2.4 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 1.7 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.066 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.13 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 71 Parsnip
Sodium 3 10 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 0 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.09 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.047 Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012 Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036 Bell pepper
Isoleucine 0.024 Bell pepper
Leucine 0.036 Bell pepper
Lysine 0.039 Bell pepper
Methionine 0.007 Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 Bell pepper
Histidine 0.01 Bell pepper
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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