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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 Potassium +44.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +242.9%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
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 8% 12% 23% 8% 12% 4% 11% 11%
Contains more Iron +195%
Contains more Potassium +44.2%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Copper +242.9%
Contains more Zinc +353.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +195.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
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 C +448.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
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 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 11% 27% 6% 0% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 0% 74% 27%
Contains more Vitamin C +448.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +451.9%
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 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 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

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Parsnip Celery
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 - 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Celery Opinion
Calories 75 16 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 0.69 Parsnip
Fats 0.3 0.17 Parsnip
Vitamin C 17 3.1 Parsnip
Carbs 17.99 2.97 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.2 Parsnip
Calcium 36 40 Celery
Potassium 375 260 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 11 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 1.34 Celery
Fiber 4.9 1.6 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.035 Parsnip
Zinc 0.59 0.13 Parsnip
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 71 24 Parsnip
Sodium 10 80 Parsnip
Vitamin A 0 449 Celery
Vitamin E 1.49 0.27 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.021 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.057 Celery
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.32 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.246 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.074 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 29.3 Celery
Folate 67 36 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.042 Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.032 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.079 Celery
Tryptophan 0.009 Celery
Threonine 0.02 Celery
Isoleucine 0.021 Celery
Leucine 0.032 Celery
Lysine 0.027 Celery
Methionine 0.005 Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02 Celery
Valine 0.027 Celery
Histidine 0.012 Celery
Fructose 0.37 Celery

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.