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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 Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Iron - 0.62
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +414.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
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 C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
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 Vitamin K +122.8%
Contains more Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
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 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
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 Vitamin K +122.8%
Contains more Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%

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 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

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Parsnip Tomatillo
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 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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 75 32 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 0.96 Parsnip
Fats 0.3 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 17 11.7 Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09000015258789 3.940000057220459 Parsnip
Carbs 17.99 5.84 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 36 7 Parsnip
Potassium 375 268 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 20 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 3.93 Tomatillo
Fiber 4.9 1.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.079 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.22 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 71 39 Parsnip
Sodium 10 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 0 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 1.49 0.38 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.044 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.035 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.15 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.056 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 10.1 Parsnip
Folate 67 7 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.139 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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.