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Parsnip vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Parsnip and Chinese cabbage

  • Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin E , yet Chinese cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chinese cabbage is 31% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 17 times more Vitamin E than Chinese cabbage. Parsnip contains 1.49mg of Vitamin E , while Chinese cabbage contains 0.09mg.

Food types used in this article are Parsnips, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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
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Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.9%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Potassium +48.8%
Contains more Magnesium +52.6%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +210.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.9%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%

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 +1555.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.2%
Equal in Folate - 66
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 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin E +1555.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.2%
Equal in Folate - 66

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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
17
Chinese 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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Chinese 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 Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Parsnip Chinese cabbage
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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 - 55mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 75 13 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 1.5 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.3 0.2 Parsnip
Vitamin C 17 45 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 17.99 2.18 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 36 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 375 252 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 19 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 4.9 1 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.021 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.19 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 71 37 Parsnip
Sodium 10 65 Parsnip
Vitamin A 0 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 1.49 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.04 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.5 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.088 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 67 66 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.015 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Fructose

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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.