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Parsnip vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Parsnip and Napa cabbage different?

  • Parsnip is higher than Napa cabbage in Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Folate.
  • Parsnip covers your daily need of Manganese 16% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Parsnip contains 18 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. Parsnip contains 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage contains 0.005mg.

Parsnips, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types were used 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 Calcium +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +331%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +321.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +273.7%
Contains more Iron +25.4%
Equal in Sodium - 11
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +24.1%
Contains more Potassium +331%
Contains more Magnesium +262.5%
Contains more Copper +25%
Contains more Zinc +321.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +273.7%
Contains more Iron +25.4%
Equal in Sodium - 11

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 C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.2%
Contains more Folate +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.2%
Contains more Folate +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 75kcal 12kcal Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.1g Parsnip
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Parsnip
Vitamin C 17mg 3.2mg Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09g 2.23g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 2.23g Parsnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.59mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Calcium 36mg 29mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 87mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 8mg Parsnip
Sugar 4.8g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 4.9g g Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.096mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.14mg Parsnip
Starch g g
Phosphorus 71mg 19mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 11mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 263IU Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 1.49mg mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.005mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.025mg Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.466mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.035mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.037mg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg µg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 43µg Parsnip
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g g Parsnip
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Napa cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
12
Napa cabbage

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%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage 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 ($)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.