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Cassava vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 3.1g)
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.
Cassava Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Cassava 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
14
Cassava
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cassava
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 Iron +118.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Zinc +73.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +163%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +118.5%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +38.4%
Contains more Magnesium +38.1%
Contains more Copper +20%
Contains more Zinc +73.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +163%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%

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 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin E +684.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1084.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +22%
Contains more Vitamin E +684.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1084.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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%
Cassava
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Cassava
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 Cassava Parsnip Opinion
Calories 160 75 Cassava
Protein 1.36 1.2 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 20.6 17 Cassava
Carbs 38.06 17.99 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 16 36 Parsnip
Potassium 271 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 21 29 Parsnip
Sugars 1.7 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 1.8 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.1 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.34 0.59 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 27 71 Parsnip
Sodium 14 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 13 0 Cassava
Vitamin E 0.19 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.7 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.047 Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 Cassava
Valine 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 Cassava
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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