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Parsnip vs Cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parsnip and Cabbage?

  • Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Folate, however Cabbage is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 45% more.
  • Cabbage contains 10 times less Vitamin E than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 1.49mg of Vitamin E , while Cabbage contains 0.15mg.

We used Parsnips, raw and Cabbage, raw types in this article.

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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 Iron +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.6%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Copper +531.6%
Contains more Zinc +227.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 12% 15% 9% 7% 5% 12% 3%
Contains more Iron +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +120.6%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Copper +531.6%
Contains more Zinc +227.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +173.1%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%

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 E +893.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183%
Contains more Folate +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +237.8%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 122% 6% 3% 0% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 0% 190% 33%
Contains more Vitamin E +893.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183%
Contains more Folate +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +115.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +237.8%

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
35
Cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
10
Cabbage

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
8%
Cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
6%
Cabbage
Fats
1%
Parsnip
0%
Cabbage

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 Cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Parsnip Cabbage
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 contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Cabbage Opinion
Calories 75 25 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 1.28 Cabbage
Fats 0.3 0.1 Parsnip
Vitamin C 17 36.6 Cabbage
Net carbs 13.09000015258789 3.299999952316284 Parsnip
Carbs 17.99 5.8 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.47 Parsnip
Calcium 36 40 Cabbage
Potassium 375 170 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 12 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 3.2 Cabbage
Fiber 4.9 2.5 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.019 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.18 Parsnip
Starch 0 Cabbage
Phosphorus 71 26 Parsnip
Sodium 10 18 Parsnip
Vitamin A 0 98 Cabbage
Vitamin E 1.49 0.15 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.061 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.04 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.234 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.212 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.124 Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 76 Cabbage
Folate 67 43 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.034 Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.017 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.017 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.011 Cabbage
Threonine 0.035 Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03 Cabbage
Leucine 0.041 Cabbage
Lysine 0.044 Cabbage
Methionine 0.012 Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032 Cabbage
Valine 0.042 Cabbage
Histidine 0.022 Cabbage
Fructose 1.45 Cabbage

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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.