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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, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5, while Parsnip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 174% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Endive. Endive contains 108µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parsnip contains 0µg.

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
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Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.9%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.9%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Copper +21.2%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +926.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
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 B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +926.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 0.25g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.25g 1.2g Endive
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 3.35g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 17kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.25g 4.8g Endive
Fiber 3.1g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 52mg 36mg Endive
Iron 0.83mg 0.59mg Endive
Magnesium 15mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 28mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 314mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 22mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.79mg 0.59mg Endive
Copper 0.099mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 2167IU 0IU Endive
Vitamin E 0.44mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.5mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.05mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.9mg 0.6mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Folate 142µg 67µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 231µg 22.5µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.005mg mg Endive
Threonine 0.05mg mg Endive
Isoleucine 0.072mg mg Endive
Leucine 0.098mg mg Endive
Lysine 0.063mg mg Endive
Methionine 0.014mg mg Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053mg mg Endive
Valine 0.063mg mg Endive
Histidine 0.023mg mg Endive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.048g 0.05g Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087g 0.047g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Endive 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
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

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.

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.