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Arrowroot vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Arrowroot and Parsnip

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, yet Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin B5.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily Folate needs 68% more than Parsnip.
  • Arrowroot contains 4 times more Iron than Parsnip. While Arrowroot contains 2.22mg of Iron, Parsnip contains only 0.59mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Arrowroot, raw and Parsnips, raw.

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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 +276.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.59
Equal in Copper - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Iron +276.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains more Potassium +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.59
Equal in Copper - 0.12

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Folate +404.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +794.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Folate +404.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +794.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Arrowroot Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 4.24g 1.2g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 13.39g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 65kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.8g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 6mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 2.22mg 0.59mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 98mg 71mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 375mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.63mg 0.59mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.12mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 0IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.09mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.05mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.7mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.09mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 67µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.05g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.047g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Parsnip
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Arrowroot
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
22
Parsnip

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 food.
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 16mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/nutrients
  2. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.