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Chili pepper vs. Parsnip — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chili pepper and Parsnip?

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin K, and Vitamin E .
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 141% more.

We used Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Parsnips, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +74.6%
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 Manganese +199.5%
Contains more Selenium +260%
Equal in Copper - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43% 25% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40% 74% 10%
Contains more Iron +74.6%
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 Manganese +199.5%
Contains more Selenium +260%
Equal in Copper - 0.12

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +77.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 6% 35%
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%
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%
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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +55.8%
Contains more Fats +46.7%
Contains more Water +10.7%
Contains more Carbs +104.2%
Contains more Other +14%
Equal in Water - 79.53
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 1.87 g
Fats: 0.44 g
Carbs: 8.81 g
Water: 88.02 g
Other: 0.86 g
18% 80%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 17.99 g
Water: 79.53 g
Other: 0.98 g
Contains more Protein +55.8%
Contains more Fats +46.7%
Contains more Water +10.7%
Contains more Carbs +104.2%
Contains more Other +14%
Equal in Water - 79.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -16%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +408.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +366.7%
14% 8% 78%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.024 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.239 g
24% 54% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.112 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -16%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +408.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +366.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chili pepper Parsnip
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 Chili pepper Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.87g 1.2g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.3g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 40kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Sugar 5.3g 4.8g Parsnip
Fiber 1.5g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 14mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 1.03mg 0.59mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 43mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 322mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 9mg 10mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.129mg 0.12mg Chili pepper
Manganese 0.187mg 0.56mg Parsnip
Selenium 0.5µg 1.8µg Parsnip
Vitamin A 952IU 0IU Chili pepper
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 0µg Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin C 143.7mg 17mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.05mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.09mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 67µg Parsnip
Choline 10.9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin K 14µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.026mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg Chili pepper
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.05g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.047g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Parsnip
Low Fats diet ok
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
61%
Chili pepper
23%
Parsnip
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Chili pepper
26%
Parsnip

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

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/nutrients
  2. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.