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Gratin vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Gratin and Parsnip

  • Gratin has more Calcium, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6, while Parsnip has more Manganese, Folate, Fiber, and Vitamin C.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 23% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 10000000 times less Cholesterol than Gratin. Gratin contains 23mg of Cholesterol, while Parsnip contains 0mg.

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 Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains less Sodium -97.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Potassium - 375
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +230.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.2%
Contains more Zinc +16.9%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
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
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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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 +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%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 5.06g 1.2g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.3g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 132kcal 75kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.8g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 119mg 36mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 0.59mg Gratin
Magnesium 20mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 113mg 71mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 375mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.69mg 0.59mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.12mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 0IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.05mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.7mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.09mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Parsnip
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.112g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.047g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Gratin 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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 423mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
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.

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.