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Parsnip vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parsnip and Savoy cabbage

  • Parsnip has more Manganese, Vitamin E , Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Copper, however Savoy cabbage has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Savoy cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 39% more.
  • Parsnip has 9 times more Vitamin E than Savoy cabbage. Parsnip has 1.49mg of Vitamin E , while Savoy cabbage has 0.17mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Parsnips, raw and Cabbage, savoy, 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 Iron +47.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +63%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.5%
Contains more Copper +93.5%
Equal in Calcium - 35
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 15% 20% 18% 21% 4% 8% 21%
Contains more Iron +47.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +63%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.5%
Contains more Copper +93.5%
Equal in Calcium - 35
Equal in Magnesium - 28

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 +776.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.1%
Contains more Folate +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +205.8%
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 60% 4% 0% 104% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 60% 0% 172%
Contains more Vitamin E +776.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +220.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +111.1%
Contains more Folate +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +205.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Savoy cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 3g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 6.1g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 27kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 2.27g Savoy cabbage
Fiber 4.9g 3.1g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 35mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 0.4mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 28mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 42mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 230mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 28mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.27mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.062mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.17mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.07mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.03mg Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.3mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.187mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Folate 67µg 80µg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Threonine mg 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine mg 0.02mg Savoy cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.007g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.049g Savoy cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Parsnip Savoy cabbage
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
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
14
Savoy 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
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
1%
Parsnip
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.53g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.