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Peppers vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peppers and Parsnip different?

  • Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper, while Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin K.
  • Peppers covers your daily need of Vitamin C 251% more than Parsnip.
  • Peppers contain 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Parsnip. Peppers contain 59µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parsnip contains 0µg.

Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Parsnips, raw types were used 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 more Iron +103.4%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Copper +45%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.3%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Iron +103.4%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Copper +45%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.3%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.7%

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 C +1326.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +883.6%
Contains more Folate +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 C +1326.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +883.6%
Contains more Folate +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +57.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 2g 1.2g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 9.46g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 40kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 4.8g Parsnip
Fiber 1.5g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 18mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 1.2mg 0.59mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 46mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 340mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 7mg 10mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.174mg 0.12mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 0IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 17mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.09mg
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.05mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.7mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.09mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.05g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.047g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers 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
90
Peppers
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 87)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.