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Cabbage vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Cabbage Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Cabbage Parsnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
44
Cabbage
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
7
Cabbage
16
Parsnip

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 Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.6%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Copper +531.6%
Contains more Zinc +227.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Equal in Calcium - 36
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.6%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Copper +531.6%
Contains more Zinc +227.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Equal in Calcium - 36

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +237.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +893.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +237.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +893.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183%

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
8%
Cabbage
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
18%
Parsnip
Fats
0%
Cabbage
1%
Parsnip

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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 Cabbage Parsnip Opinion
Calories 25 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.28 1.2 Cabbage
Fats 0.1 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 36.6 17 Cabbage
Carbs 5.8 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.47 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 40 36 Cabbage
Potassium 170 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 12 29 Parsnip
Sugars 3.2 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 2.5 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.019 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.18 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 26 71 Parsnip
Sodium 18 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 98 0 Cabbage
Vitamin E 0.15 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.061 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.234 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.212 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.124 0.09 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 76 22.5 Cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.05 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.047 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 Cabbage
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