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Parsnip vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parsnip and Chinese broccoli?

  • Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , and Copper, however Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 52% more.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 4 times less Vitamin B5 than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 0.6mg of Vitamin B5, while Chinese broccoli contains 0.159mg.

We used Parsnips, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked types 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 +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Zinc +51.3%
Contains more Copper +96.7%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Equal in Iron - 0.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Magnesium +61.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.2%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Zinc +51.3%
Contains more Copper +96.7%
Contains more Calcium +177.8%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Equal in Iron - 0.56

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 +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +276.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
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 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Contains more Vitamin E +210.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192%
Contains more Folate +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +276.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 1.31g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.14g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 17.99g 3.81g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 22kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 4.9g 2.5g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.59mg 0.56mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 18mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 41mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 261mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 7mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.59mg 0.39mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.061mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.48mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.437mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.159mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.07mg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
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 0.11g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.05g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Chinese broccoli
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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Parsnip
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.96g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.