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Endive vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Endive and Parsnip

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, and Vitamin B5, while Parsnip has more Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 174% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 2 times less Folate than Endive. Endive contains 142µg of Folate, while Parsnip contains 67µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Endive, 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
Endive
3
:
Contains more Iron +40.7%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +40.7%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.9%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%

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
Endive
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +926.7%
Contains more Folate +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 0% 30% 0% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 0% 57% 51%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +926.7%
Contains more Folate +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%

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
79
Endive
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
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
8%
Endive
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Endive
1%
Parsnip

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.
Endive 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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Endive
Endive is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Parsnip Opinion
Calories 17 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.25 1.2 Endive
Fats 0.2 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 6.5 17 Parsnip
Net carbs 0.25 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 3.35 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 0.59 Endive
Calcium 52 36 Endive
Potassium 314 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 15 29 Parsnip
Sugar 0.25 4.8 Endive
Fiber 3.1 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.099 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.79 0.59 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 28 71 Parsnip
Sodium 22 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 2167 0 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.05 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.6 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 22.5 Endive
Folate 142 67 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.05 Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.047 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 Endive
Threonine 0.05 Endive
Isoleucine 0.072 Endive
Leucine 0.098 Endive
Lysine 0.063 Endive
Methionine 0.014 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053 Endive
Valine 0.063 Endive
Histidine 0.023 Endive
Fructose

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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.