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Green bean vs. Parsnip — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Green bean and Parsnip

  • Green bean has more Vitamin K, while Parsnip has more Manganese, Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin C, Copper, Vitamin E , Fiber, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Green bean's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 21% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.8%
Contains more Potassium +156.8%
Contains more Zinc +136%
Contains more Copper +110.5%
Contains more Manganese +96.5%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 25% 13% 13% 13% 1% 7% 19% 38% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40% 74% 10%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.8%
Contains more Potassium +156.8%
Contains more Zinc +136%
Contains more Copper +110.5%
Contains more Manganese +96.5%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Equal in Iron - 0.59

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B2 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +112.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +710.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +103%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 38% 10% 0% 33% 19% 23% 12% 5% 13% 25% 0% 10% 120%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94%
Contains more Vitamin K +112.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +223.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +710.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Folate +103%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +57.5%
Contains more Water +12.2%
Contains more Carbs +128.3%
Contains more Other +34.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.89 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 7.88 g
Water: 89.22 g
Other: 0.73 g
18% 80%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 17.99 g
Water: 79.53 g
Other: 0.98 g
Contains more Protein +57.5%
Contains more Water +12.2%
Contains more Carbs +128.3%
Contains more Other +34.2%
Equal in Fats - 0.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +208.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +918.2%
29% 5% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.145 g
24% 54% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.112 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +208.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -21.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +918.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Green bean Parsnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 4.68g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.89g 1.2g Green bean
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 7.88g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 35kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Sugar 3.63g 4.8g Green bean
Fiber 3.2g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 44mg 36mg Green bean
Iron 0.65mg 0.59mg Green bean
Magnesium 18mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 29mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 146mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 1mg 10mg Green bean
Zinc 0.25mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.057mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Manganese 0.285mg 0.56mg Parsnip
Selenium 0.2µg 1.8µg Parsnip
Vitamin A 633IU 0IU Green bean
Vitamin A RAE 32µg 0µg Green bean
Vitamin E 0.46mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin C 9.7mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.05mg Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.614mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.074mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Folate 33µg 67µg Parsnip
Choline 16.9mg Green bean
Vitamin K 47.9µg 22.5µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.02mg Green bean
Threonine 0.082mg Green bean
Isoleucine 0.069mg Green bean
Leucine 0.116mg Green bean
Lysine 0.091mg Green bean
Methionine 0.023mg Green bean
Phenylalanine 0.069mg Green bean
Valine 0.093mg Green bean
Histidine 0.035mg Green bean
Saturated Fat 0.064g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 0.047g Green bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Green bean Parsnip
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Green bean
23%
Parsnip
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Green bean
26%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 77)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169141/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.