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Tomatillo vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tomatillo and Parsnip

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however Parsnip has more Folate, Fiber, Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , and Vitamin C.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6628% more.
  • Tomatillo has 3 times more Vitamin B3 than Parsnip. Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, while Parsnip has 0.7mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tomatillos, raw and Parsnips, 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 less Sodium -90%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
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%
Equal in Iron - 0.59

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 B3 +164.3%
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%
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%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.3%
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%

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
13
Tomatillo
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
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
6%
Tomatillo
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
18%
Parsnip
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Parsnip

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.
Tomatillo Parsnip
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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Tomatillo 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 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 Tomatillo Parsnip Opinion
Calories 32 75 Parsnip
Protein 0.96 1.2 Parsnip
Fats 1.02 0.3 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 11.7 17 Parsnip
Net carbs 3.940000057220459 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 5.84 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.62 0.59 Tomatillo
Calcium 7 36 Parsnip
Potassium 268 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 20 29 Parsnip
Sugar 3.93 4.8 Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.079 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.22 0.59 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 39 71 Parsnip
Sodium 1 10 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 114 0 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.044 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.035 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 1.85 0.7 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.056 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 10.1 22.5 Parsnip
Folate 7 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.139 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155 0.112 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417 0.047 Tomatillo
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Valine
Histidine
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.

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