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Parsnip vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Parsnip and Artichoke

  • Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, yet Artichoke is higher in Copper, Iron, and Magnesium.
  • Parsnip covers your daily Manganese needs 13% more than Artichoke.
  • Parsnip contains 8 times more Vitamin E than Artichoke. While Parsnip contains 1.49mg of Vitamin E , Artichoke contains only 0.19mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Artichoke is lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Parsnips, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), 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 less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +116.9%
Contains more Magnesium +106.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Equal in Potassium - 370
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Iron +116.9%
Contains more Magnesium +106.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.8%
Contains more Copper +92.5%
Equal in Potassium - 370

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 E +684.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +52%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.9%
Equal in Folate - 68
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin E +684.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +52%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.9%
Equal in Folate - 68

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.
Parsnip Artichoke
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Parsnip Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 5.11g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 10.51g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 47kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 4.9g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 36mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.59mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 29mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 71mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 375mg 370mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 94mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.49mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.19mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 11.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.072mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.338mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Folate 67µg 68µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 14.8µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.036g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.005g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.064g Artichoke

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Parsnip Artichoke
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
25
Parsnip
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
35
Artichoke

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
7%
Parsnip
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 84mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.81g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke 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. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/nutrients
  2. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/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.