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Parsnip vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parsnip and Jalapeño?

  • Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, however Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin A.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 113% more.
  • Jalapeño contains 6 times less Manganese than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 0.56mg of Manganese, while Jalapeño contains 0.097mg.

We used Parsnips, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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
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Contains more Iron +136%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Contains more Zinc +321.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +136%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Contains more Zinc +321.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
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 B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.6%
Contains more Folate +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.6%
Contains more Folate +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%

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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
10
Jalapeño

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%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Parsnip
2%
Jalapeño

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Parsnip Jalapeño
Low Calories diet ok
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 - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño 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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 75 29 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 0.91 Parsnip
Fats 0.3 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 17 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 17.99 6.5 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.25 Parsnip
Calcium 36 12 Parsnip
Potassium 375 248 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 15 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 4.12 Jalapeño
Fiber 4.9 2.8 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.046 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.14 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 71 26 Parsnip
Sodium 10 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 0 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 1.49 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 0.7 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.315 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 18.5 Parsnip
Folate 67 27 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.092 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.029 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.