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Parsnip vs Nori - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Parsnip and Nori

  • Parsnip is richer in Fiber, Vitamin K, and Magnesium, yet Nori is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Copper, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Nori is 30% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 16 times more Fiber than Nori. Parsnip contains 4.9g of Fiber, while Nori contains 0.3g.

Food types used in this article are Parsnips, raw and Seaweed, laver, 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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Nori
Contains more Magnesium +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Iron +205.1%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Copper +120%
Equal in Potassium - 356
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Contains more Magnesium +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Iron +205.1%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Copper +120%
Equal in Potassium - 356

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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Nori
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +462.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +792%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Folate +117.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.098
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 313% 20% 0% 130% 25% 103% 28% 32% 37% 110% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +462.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +792%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Folate +117.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.098

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Nori Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 4.81g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 5.81g Nori
Fats 0.3g 0.28g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 5.11g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 35kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 0.49g Nori
Fiber 4.9g 0.3g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 70mg Nori
Iron 0.59mg 1.8mg Nori
Magnesium 29mg 2mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 58mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 356mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 48mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 1.05mg Nori
Copper 0.12mg 0.264mg Nori
Vitamin A 0IU 5202IU Nori
Vitamin E 1.49mg 1mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 39mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.098mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.446mg Nori
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.47mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.521mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.159mg Nori
Folate 67µg 146µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 4µg Parsnip
Tryptophan mg 0.043mg Nori
Threonine mg 0.232mg Nori
Isoleucine mg 0.259mg Nori
Leucine mg 0.501mg Nori
Lysine mg 0.222mg Nori
Methionine mg 0.145mg Nori
Phenylalanine mg 0.273mg Nori
Valine mg 0.402mg Nori
Histidine mg 0.14mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.061g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.025g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.11g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Nori
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
67
Nori
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
34
Nori

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
35%
Nori
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
5%
Nori
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Nori

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.31g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
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 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.

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. Nori - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168458/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.