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Bell pepper vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bell pepper and Parsnip

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Parsnip has more Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, and Copper.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 70% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Bell pepper. Bell pepper contains 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsnip contains 0.09mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Parsnips, raw.

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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 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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
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
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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 Folate +570%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 0% 30% 0% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 0% 57% 51%
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 Folate +570%

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
34
Bell pepper
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
22
Parsnip

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
5%
Bell pepper
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Parsnip

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.
Bell pepper Parsnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 is richer in vitamins?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (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 - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
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
Sugar 2.4 4.8 Bell pepper
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
Folate 10 67 Parsnip
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
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients
  2. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.