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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 and Iron, however Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B5, Vitamin K, Vitamin E and Vitamin A.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 141% more.
  • Parsnip contains 6 times less Vitamin B6 than Chili pepper. Chili pepper contains 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsnip contains 0.09mg.

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" 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 +74.6%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Zinc +126.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.12
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +74.6%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +16.5%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Zinc +126.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
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" 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 +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Folate +191.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +745.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 Vitamin K +60.7%
Contains more Folate +191.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
22
Parsnip

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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
18%
Parsnip
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Parsnip
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Parsnip
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 contains less Sugars?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Parsnip Opinion
Calories 40 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.87 1.2 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.3 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 17 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.59 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 36 Parsnip
Potassium 322 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 23 29 Parsnip
Sugars 5.3 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 1.5 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.129 0.12 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.59 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 43 71 Parsnip
Sodium 9 10 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 0 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.05 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.7 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.09 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 22.5 Parsnip
Folate 23 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.05 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.047 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.