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Jalapeño vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Jalapeño and Parsnip?

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , however Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 113% more.
  • Parsnip contains 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Jalapeño. Jalapeño contains 0.419mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsnip contains 0.09mg.

We used Peppers, jalapeno, 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
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +136%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +321.4%
Contains more Copper +160.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +136%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains more Potassium +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +321.4%
Contains more Copper +160.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Folate +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +140.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +597.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Folate +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +21.6%

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.
Jalapeño Parsnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 0.91g 1.2g Parsnip
Fats 0.37g 0.3g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 29kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 4.8g Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 12mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 0.25mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Magnesium 15mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 26mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 248mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 3mg 10mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.046mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 1078IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 1.49mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 17mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.05mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.7mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.09mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 22.5µg 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 0.092g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.047g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Parsnip
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
64
Jalapeño
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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 food.
Protein
5%
Jalapeño
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
18%
Parsnip
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
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

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.