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Garlic vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Garlic and Parsnip

  • Garlic has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, and Phosphorus, however Parsnip is higher in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Garlic covers your daily need of Vitamin B6 88% more than Parsnip.
  • Garlic has 8 times more Selenium than Parsnip. While Garlic has 14.2µg of Selenium, Parsnip has only 1.8µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Garlic, 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
Garlic
6
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Contains more Calcium +402.8%
Contains more Iron +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.6%
Contains more Copper +149.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Equal in Potassium - 375
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +402.8%
Contains more Iron +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +115.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.6%
Contains more Copper +149.2%
Contains more Magnesium +16%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Equal in Potassium - 375

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
Garlic
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1272.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1762.5%
Contains more Folate +2133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1223.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
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 +83.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1272.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1762.5%
Contains more Folate +2133.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1223.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 13.09g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 1.2g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.3g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 17.99g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 75kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1g 4.8g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 181mg 36mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.59mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 153mg 71mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 375mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 1.16mg 0.59mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.12mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Garlic
Vitamin E 0.08mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 17mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.09mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.05mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.7mg
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.09mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.066mg mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.047g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic 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
43
Garlic
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
18%
Parsnip
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 67)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.