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Parsnip vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sugars (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
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 Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Parsnip Welsh onion
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals 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
Parsnip Welsh onion
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
82
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
16
Parsnip
12
Welsh onion

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
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Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Iron +106.8%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Iron +106.8%

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 E +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +759.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +759.6%

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Parsnip
2%
Welsh onion

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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 Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 75 34 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 1.9 Welsh onion
Fats 0.3 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 17 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 17.99 6.5 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 36 18 Parsnip
Potassium 375 212 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 23 Parsnip
Sugars 4.8 2.18 Parsnip
Fiber 4.9 2.4 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.07 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.52 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 71 49 Parsnip
Sodium 10 17 Parsnip
Vitamin A 0 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 1.49 0.51 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.4 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.169 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.072 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 193.4 Welsh onion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.067 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.056 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 Welsh onion
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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