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Gratin vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Gratin and Parsnip

  • Gratin has more Calcium, and Vitamin B6, while Parsnip has more Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 43 times less Sodium than Gratin. Gratin contains 433mg of Sodium, while Parsnip contains 10mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Parsnip is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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
Gratin
6
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Contains more Calcium +230.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Potassium - 375
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +230.6%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Zinc +16.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
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
Gratin
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Folate +509.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
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 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55%
Contains more Folate +509.1%

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
15
Gratin
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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
30%
Gratin
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
18%
Parsnip
Fats
35%
Gratin
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.
Gratin Parsnip
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Gratin 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 is lower in Cholesterol?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 423mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.683g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Parsnip Opinion
Calories 132 75 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.2 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.3 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 17 Parsnip
Net carbs 9.470000267028809 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 11.27 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 23 0 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.59 Gratin
Calcium 119 36 Gratin
Potassium 396 375 Gratin
Magnesium 20 29 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.16 0.12 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.59 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 113 71 Gratin
Sodium 433 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 264 0 Gratin
Vitamin E 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.05 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.7 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.09 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 Parsnip
Folate 11 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.112 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.047 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 Gratin
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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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.