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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 Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Calcium +414.3%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Phosphorus +82.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
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 E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
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 Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
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 B3 +164.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
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 Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 0.96g 1.2g Parsnip
Fats 1.02g 0.3g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 32kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 4.8g Tomatillo
Fiber 1.9g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 7mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 0.62mg 0.59mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 39mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 268mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 1mg 10mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.079mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.05mg Parsnip
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Folate 7µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 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 0.139g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.112g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.047g Tomatillo

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Tomatillo 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
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

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 ($)

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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.