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Parsnip vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 3.13g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Cucumber
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
22
Parsnip
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
16
Parsnip
6
Cucumber

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 +110.7%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +155.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Copper +192.7%
Contains more Zinc +195%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +110.7%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +155.1%
Contains more Magnesium +123.1%
Contains more Copper +192.7%
Contains more Zinc +195%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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 +507.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +4866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +507.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +4866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
Contains more Vitamin K +37.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
7%
Parsnip
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Cucumber

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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 Parsnip Cucumber Opinion
Calories 75 15 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 0.65 Parsnip
Fats 0.3 0.11 Parsnip
Vitamin C 17 2.8 Parsnip
Carbs 17.99 3.63 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.28 Parsnip
Calcium 36 16 Parsnip
Potassium 375 147 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 13 Parsnip
Sugars 4.8 1.67 Parsnip
Fiber 4.9 0.5 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.041 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.2 Parsnip
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 71 24 Parsnip
Sodium 10 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 0 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 1.49 0.03 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.027 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.033 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.098 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.259 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.04 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 16.4 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.005 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.032 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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