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Chinese cabbage vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chinese cabbage and Parsnip

  • Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Calcium, yet Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin E .
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chinese cabbage is 31% higher.
  • Chinese cabbage contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Parsnip. Chinese cabbage contains 223µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parsnip contains 0µg.

Food types used in this article are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Copper +471.4%

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 C +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1555.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Equal in Folate - 67
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
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 C +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1555.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Equal in Folate - 67

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.
Chinese cabbage Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.5g 1.2g Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 2.18g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 13kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g 4.8g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 105mg 36mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.59mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 37mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 252mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 65mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.19mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.021mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 4468IU 0IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 17mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.05mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.09mg Chinese cabbage
Folate 66µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 22.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049mg mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085mg mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088mg mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009mg mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044mg mg Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066mg mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026mg mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.05g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.047g Chinese cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese cabbage 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
56
Chinese cabbage
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
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
9%
Chinese cabbage
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.