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Red cabbage vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Red cabbage Parsnip
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Red 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
47
Red cabbage
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
10
Red 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
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Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +605.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.7%
Contains less Sodium -63%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +605.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.7%
Contains less Sodium -63%

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 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.2%

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
9%
Red cabbage
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Red 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 Red cabbage Parsnip Opinion
Calories 31 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.43 1.2 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 57 17 Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.59 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 36 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 16 29 Parsnip
Sugars 3.83 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 2.1 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.017 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.22 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 71 Parsnip
Sodium 27 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 1116 0 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.05 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.09 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 22.5 Red cabbage
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.05 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.047 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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