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Parsnip vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Parsnip and Celeriac different?

  • Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Copper, however Celeriac is richer in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Parsnip is 17% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 8 times more Folate than Celeriac. While Parsnip contains 67µg of Folate, Celeriac contains only 8µg.

Parsnips, raw and Celeriac, raw are the varieties used 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 Magnesium +45%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +78.8%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +18.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +78.8%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +18.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +62%

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 +313.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +737.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +82.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
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 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin E +313.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.5%
Contains more Folate +737.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +82.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 7.4g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.5g Celeriac
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 17.99g 9.2g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 42kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 4.9g 1.8g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.59mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 29mg 20mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 375mg 300mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 100mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.33mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.07mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.36mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 8mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.05mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.7mg
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.352mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 67µg 8µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 41µg Celeriac
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 0.079g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.058g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Celeriac
Low Fats diet Equal
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
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
22
Celeriac

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%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 90mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
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.

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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.