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Celeriac vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Celeriac and Parsnip different?

  • Celeriac is higher in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Parsnip is 17% higher.
  • Celeriac contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Parsnip. While Celeriac contains 0.165mg of Vitamin B6, Parsnip contains only 0.09mg.

Celeriac, raw and Parsnips, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +19.4%
Contains more Iron +18.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +78.8%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +18.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +78.8%
Contains more Copper +71.4%

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 B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +82.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +313.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +737.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
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 B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +82.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +313.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +737.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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.
Celeriac Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Celeriac Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 7.4g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.5g 1.2g Celeriac
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 9.2g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 42kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.6g 4.8g Celeriac
Fiber 1.8g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 43mg 36mg Celeriac
Iron 0.7mg 0.59mg Celeriac
Magnesium 20mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 115mg 71mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 100mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.33mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.07mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.36mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.7mg
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.09mg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41µg 22.5µg Celeriac
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 0.079g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.047g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Parsnip
Low Fats diet Equal
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
20
Celeriac
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
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%
Celeriac
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Celeriac
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 90mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.