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Parsnip vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsnip and Bell pepper

  • Parsnip has more Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, and Copper, while Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 70% higher.
  • Bell pepper contains 7 times less Folate than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 67µg of Folate, while Bell pepper contains 10µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsnips, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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 more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +73.5%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +255%
Contains more Potassium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Copper +81.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Iron +73.5%
Contains more Magnesium +190%
Contains more Phosphorus +255%
Contains more Potassium +114.3%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Copper +81.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%

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 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 Folate +570%
Contains more Vitamin K +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 57%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
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 Folate +570%
Contains more Vitamin K +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +372.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%

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.
Parsnip Bell pepper
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 2.94g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 0.86g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 4.64g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 20kcal Parsnip
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 4.8g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 4.9g 1.7g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 10mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 0.34mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 10mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 20mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 175mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.59mg 0.13mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.066mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.37mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.057mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.028mg Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.48mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.099mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 67µg 10µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 7.4µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.058g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.008g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.062g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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

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)

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