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Parsnip vs. Pimiento — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsnip and Pimiento

  • Parsnip has more Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Copper, while Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 75% higher.
  • Pimiento contains 60 times less Vitamin B5 than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 0.6mg of Vitamin B5, while Pimiento contains 0.01mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsnips, raw and Pimento, canned.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +317.6%
Contains more Potassium +137.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Copper +144.9%
Contains more Manganese +508.7%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Contains more Iron +184.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40% 74% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17% 12% 2%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +383.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +317.6%
Contains more Potassium +137.3%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Copper +144.9%
Contains more Manganese +508.7%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Contains more Iron +184.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5900%
Contains more Folate +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +399.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 0% 57%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 4% 21%
Contains more Vitamin E +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +5900%
Contains more Folate +1016.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +171.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +399.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +252.7%
Contains more Other +145%
Contains more Water +17.1%
Equal in Protein - 1.1
Equal in Fats - 0.3
18% 80%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 17.99 g
Water: 79.53 g
Other: 0.98 g
5% 93%
Protein: 1.1 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 93.1 g
Other: 0.4 g
Contains more Carbs +252.7%
Contains more Other +145%
Contains more Water +17.1%
Equal in Protein - 1.1
Equal in Fats - 0.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +460%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +242.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.045
24% 54% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.112 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
20% 9% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.161 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +460%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +242.6%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.045

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Parsnip Pimiento
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 3.2g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.1g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 17.99g 5.1g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 23kcal Parsnip
Sugar 4.8g 2.71g Pimiento
Fiber 4.9g 1.9g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 6mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 29mg 6mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 17mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 158mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 14mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.19mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.049mg Parsnip
Manganese 0.56mg 0.092mg Parsnip
Selenium 1.8µg 0.2µg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 2655IU Pimiento
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 133µg Pimiento
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.69mg Parsnip
Vitamin C 17mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.017mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.06mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.615mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.01mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 67µg 6µg Parsnip
Choline 6.3mg Pimiento
Vitamin K 22.5µg 8.3µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.014mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.036mg Pimiento
Leucine 0.058mg Pimiento
Lysine 0.049mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg Pimiento
Valine 0.046mg Pimiento
Histidine 0.022mg Pimiento
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.02g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.161g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Pimiento
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Parsnip
43%
Pimiento
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Parsnip
13%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/nutrients
  2. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.