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Parsnip vs. Celery — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsnip and Celery

  • Parsnip has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin E , Folate, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, while Celery has more Vitamin K.
  • Parsnip's daily need coverage for Manganese is 20% higher.
  • Celery contains 6 times less Vitamin E than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 1.49mg of Vitamin E , while Celery contains 0.27mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsnips, raw and Celery, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Celery
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Copper +242.9%
Contains more Manganese +443.7%
Contains more Selenium +350%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40% 74% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12% 14% 3%
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains more Potassium +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Copper +242.9%
Contains more Manganese +443.7%
Contains more Selenium +350%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Celery
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +448.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Folate +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 0% 57%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 4% 74%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +448.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +143.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Folate +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin K +30.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Celery
Contains more Protein +73.9%
Contains more Fats +76.5%
Contains more Carbs +505.7%
Contains more Other +32.4%
Contains more Water +20%
18% 80%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 17.99 g
Water: 79.53 g
Other: 0.98 g
3% 95%
Protein: 0.69 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.97 g
Water: 95.43 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Protein +73.9%
Contains more Fats +76.5%
Contains more Carbs +505.7%
Contains more Other +32.4%
Contains more Water +20%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Celery
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +250%
Contains less Saturated Fat -16%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +68.1%
24% 54% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.112 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
27% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +250%
Contains less Saturated Fat -16%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +68.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Parsnip Celery
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Celery Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 1.37g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 0.69g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 2.97g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 16kcal Parsnip
Fructose 0.37g Celery
Sugar 4.8g 1.34g Celery
Fiber 4.9g 1.6g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 40mg Celery
Iron 0.59mg 0.2mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 11mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 24mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 260mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 80mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.13mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.035mg Parsnip
Manganese 0.56mg 0.103mg Parsnip
Selenium 1.8µg 0.4µg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 449IU Celery
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 22µg Celery
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.27mg Parsnip
Vitamin C 17mg 3.1mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.021mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.057mg Celery
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.32mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.246mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.074mg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 36µg Parsnip
Choline 6.1mg Celery
Vitamin K 22.5µg 29.3µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg Celery
Threonine 0.02mg Celery
Isoleucine 0.021mg Celery
Leucine 0.032mg Celery
Lysine 0.027mg Celery
Methionine 0.005mg Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02mg Celery
Valine 0.027mg Celery
Histidine 0.012mg Celery
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.042g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.032g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.079g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Celery
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Parsnip
16%
Celery
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Parsnip
10%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 70mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.46g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery 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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/nutrients
  2. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.