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Eggplant vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sugars (difference - 1.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Eggplant Parsnip
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant 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
6
Eggplant
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
7
Eggplant
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 -80%
Contains more Iron +156.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +63.8%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Copper +48.1%
Contains more Zinc +268.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +156.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Potassium +63.8%
Contains more Magnesium +107.1%
Contains more Copper +48.1%
Contains more Zinc +268.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +542.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +542.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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
6%
Eggplant
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Eggplant
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 Eggplant Parsnip Opinion
Calories 25 75 Parsnip
Protein 0.98 1.2 Parsnip
Fats 0.18 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 2.2 17 Parsnip
Carbs 5.88 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 9 36 Parsnip
Potassium 229 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 14 29 Parsnip
Sugars 3.53 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 3 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.081 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.16 0.59 Parsnip
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Phosphorus 24 71 Parsnip
Sodium 2 10 Eggplant
Vitamin A 23 0 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.05 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.047 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 Eggplant
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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