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Parsley vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Parsley and Parsnip

  • Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Calcium, Potassium, and Magnesium, yet Parsnip is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Parsley covers your daily Vitamin K needs 1348% more than Parsnip.
  • Parsley contains 11 times more Iron than Parsnip. While Parsley contains 6.2mg of Iron, Parsnip contains only 0.59mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Parsley, fresh 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
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Iron +950.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72.4%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Iron +950.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72.4%
Contains more Potassium +47.7%
Contains more Zinc +81.4%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +682.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.6%
Contains more Folate +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 4100%
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 +682.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.6%
Contains more Folate +126.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +7188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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.
Parsley 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 Parsley Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 2.97g 1.2g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.3g Parsley
Carbs 6.33g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 36kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g 4.8g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 138mg 36mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 0.59mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 29mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 554mg 375mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 1.07mg 0.59mg Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.12mg Parsley
Vitamin A 8424IU 0IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 17mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.05mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 0.7mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.09mg
Folate 152µg 67µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 22.5µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg mg Parsley
Threonine 0.122mg mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118mg mg Parsley
Leucine 0.204mg mg Parsley
Lysine 0.181mg mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145mg mg Parsley
Valine 0.172mg mg Parsley
Histidine 0.061mg mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.112g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.047g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsley 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
441
Parsley
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
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
18%
Parsley
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
18%
Parsnip
Fats
4%
Parsley
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.95g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsley
Parsley 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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.