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Chinese broccoli vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chinese broccoli and Parsnip?

  • Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Vitamin B2, however Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , and Copper.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 52% more.
  • Parsnip contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chinese broccoli. Chinese broccoli contains 82µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parsnip contains 0µg.

We used Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Parsnips, raw types 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 +177.8%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Zinc +51.3%
Contains more Copper +96.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Zinc +51.3%
Contains more Copper +96.7%
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" 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 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +276.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.14g 1.2g Parsnip
Fats 0.72g 0.3g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 22kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g 4.8g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 100mg 36mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Magnesium 18mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 41mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 261mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 7mg 10mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.061mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 1638IU 0IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 17mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.09mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.05mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Folate 99µg 67µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 22.5µg Chinese broccoli
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 0.11g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.047g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli 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
48
Chinese broccoli
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
18%
Parsnip
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.