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Parsnip vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parsnip and Tomatillo

  • Parsnip has more Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , and Vitamin C, however Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6628% more.
  • Parsnip has 10 times more Folate than Tomatillo. Parsnip has 67µg of Folate, while Tomatillo has 7µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Parsnips, raw and Tomatillos, 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 +414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Iron - 0.62
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% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Calcium +414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Iron - 0.62

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 +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
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 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 3.94g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 0.96g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 17.99g 5.84g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 32kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 3.93g Tomatillo
Fiber 4.9g 1.9g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 7mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 0.62mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 29mg 20mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 39mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 268mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.59mg 0.22mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.079mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.38mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 11.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.044mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.035mg Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.15mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.056mg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 7µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 10.1µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.139g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.417g Tomatillo

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Parsnip Tomatillo
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
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
14
Tomatillo

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%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Parsnip
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.