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Parsnip vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Parsnip and Pumpkin

  • Parsnip has more Manganese, Vitamin K, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, however Pumpkin is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Pumpkin covers your daily Vitamin A needs 47% more than Parsnip.
  • Pumpkin has 20 times less Vitamin K than Parsnip. Parsnip has 22.5µg of Vitamin K, while Pumpkin has 1.1µg.
  • Pumpkin contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Parsnips, raw and Pumpkin, 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
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.4%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Copper - 0.127
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Contains more Calcium +71.4%
Contains more Potassium +10.3%
Contains more Magnesium +141.7%
Contains more Zinc +84.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.4%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Copper - 0.127

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 +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1945.5%
Contains more Folate +318.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
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 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1945.5%
Contains more Folate +318.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%

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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Parsnip
0%
Pumpkin

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

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Parsnip Pumpkin
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 is lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 75 26 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 1 Parsnip
Fats 0.3 0.1 Parsnip
Vitamin C 17 9 Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09000015258789 6 Parsnip
Carbs 17.99 6.5 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 0.8 Pumpkin
Calcium 36 21 Parsnip
Potassium 375 340 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 12 Parsnip
Sugar 4.8 2.76 Pumpkin
Fiber 4.9 0.5 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.127 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.59 0.32 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 71 44 Parsnip
Sodium 10 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 0 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.49 1.06 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.298 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.061 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 1.1 Parsnip
Folate 67 16 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.052 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.013 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.005 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 Pumpkin
Fructose

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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.