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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" chart 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 Calcium +11.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
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 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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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 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 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 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%

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 Celery
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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
Starch g 0g Celery
Fructose g 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
Vitamin A 0IU 449IU Celery
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.27mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 29.3µg Celery
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Celery
Threonine mg 0.02mg Celery
Isoleucine mg 0.021mg Celery
Leucine mg 0.032mg Celery
Lysine mg 0.027mg Celery
Methionine mg 0.005mg Celery
Phenylalanine mg 0.02mg Celery
Valine mg 0.027mg Celery
Histidine mg 0.012mg Celery
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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Parsnip Celery
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
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
11
Celery

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
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
3%
Celery
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
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 richer in vitamins?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. 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.