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Parsnip vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parsnip and Eggplant?

  • The amount of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin E , Fiber, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5 in Parsnip is higher than in Eggplant.
  • Parsnip's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 16% more.
  • Eggplant contains 6 times less Vitamin K than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 22.5µg of Vitamin K, while Eggplant contains 3.5µg.

We used Parsnips, raw and Eggplant, 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
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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
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%

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 +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%
Contains more Folate +204.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
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%
Contains more Folate +204.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.084

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 Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Eggplant Opinion
Calories 75kcal 25kcal Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 0.98g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 0.18g Parsnip
Vitamin C 17mg 2.2mg Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09g 2.88g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 5.88g Parsnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.59mg 0.23mg Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 9mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 229mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 14mg Parsnip
Sugar 4.8g 3.53g Eggplant
Fiber 4.9g 3g Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.081mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.16mg Parsnip
Starch g g
Phosphorus 71mg 24mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 2mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 0IU 23IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.3mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.039mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.037mg Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.649mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.281mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.084mg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 3.5µg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 22µg Parsnip
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.016g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.076g Eggplant
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Eggplant
Threonine mg 0.037mg Eggplant
Isoleucine mg 0.045mg Eggplant
Leucine mg 0.064mg Eggplant
Lysine mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Methionine mg 0.011mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Eggplant
Valine mg 0.053mg Eggplant
Histidine mg 0.023mg Eggplant
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Eggplant
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
10
Eggplant

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
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Eggplant

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 is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (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 - 67)
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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.