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Parsnip vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parsnip and Chili pepper?

  • Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E , however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 141% more.
  • Chili pepper contains 3 times less Fiber than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 4.9g of Fiber, while Chili pepper contains 1.5g.

We used Parsnips, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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 Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +126.9%
Contains more Iron +74.6%
Equal in Sodium - 9
Equal in Copper - 0.129
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Zinc +126.9%
Contains more Iron +74.6%
Equal in Sodium - 9
Equal in Copper - 0.129

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 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.5%
Contains more Folate +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin E +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +198.5%
Contains more Folate +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 7.31g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.87g Chili pepper
Fats 0.3g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 17.99g 8.81g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 40kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 5.3g Parsnip
Fiber 4.9g 1.5g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 14mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 1.03mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 29mg 23mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 43mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 322mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.59mg 0.26mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.129mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 0IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.69mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.072mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.086mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.201mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 67µg 23µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 14µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine mg 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.024g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Chili 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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
20
Chili 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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Parsnip
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.