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Parsnip vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsnip and Endive

  • Parsnip has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin E , Phosphorus, Manganese, and Vitamin B6, while Endive has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B5.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 174% higher.
  • Endive contains 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 0.09mg of Vitamin B6, while Endive contains 0.02mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsnips, raw and Endive, 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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3
Endive
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Contains more Magnesium +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +153.6%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains less Sodium -54.5%
Contains more Copper +21.2%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +40.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.9%

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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5
Endive
Contains more Vitamin E +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +926.7%
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 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
Contains more Vitamin E +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Folate +111.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +926.7%

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 Endive
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Endive Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 0.25g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.25g Endive
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 3.35g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 17kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 0.25g Endive
Fiber 4.9g 3.1g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 52mg Endive
Iron 0.59mg 0.83mg Endive
Magnesium 29mg 15mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 28mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 314mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 22mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.79mg Endive
Copper 0.12mg 0.099mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 2167IU Endive
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.44mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 6.5mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.08mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.075mg Endive
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.4mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.9mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.02mg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 142µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 231µg Endive
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Endive
Threonine mg 0.05mg Endive
Isoleucine mg 0.072mg Endive
Leucine mg 0.098mg Endive
Lysine mg 0.063mg Endive
Methionine mg 0.014mg Endive
Phenylalanine mg 0.053mg Endive
Valine mg 0.063mg Endive
Histidine mg 0.023mg Endive
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.048g Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.004g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.087g Endive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Parsnip Endive
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
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
19
Endive

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
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
3%
Endive
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Endive

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.55g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Endive
Endive is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Endive
Endive is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.