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Parsnip vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parsnip and Vegetable

  • Parsnip has more Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin E , and Potassium, however Vegetable has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin B2.
  • Vegetable's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 24% more.
  • Parsnip has 5 times more Vitamin C than Vegetable. Parsnip has 17mg of Vitamin C, while Vegetable has 3.2mg.
  • Vegetable is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Parsnips, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +44%
Contains more Potassium +121.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +39%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Potassium +121.9%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +39%

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 E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Folate +252.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 23.5
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% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Folate +252.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 23.5

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 Vegetable
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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 75kcal 65kcal Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.3g 0.15g Parsnip
Vitamin C 17mg 3.2mg Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09g 8.69g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 13.09g Parsnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.59mg 0.82mg Vegetable
Calcium 36mg 25mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 169mg Parsnip
Magnesium 29mg 22mg Parsnip
Sugar 4.8g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 4.9g 4.4g Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.083mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.49mg Parsnip
Starch g g
Phosphorus 71mg 51mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 35mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.38mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.071mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.851mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.151mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.074mg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Folate 67µg 19µg Parsnip
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.01g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.072g Vegetable
Tryptophan mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Parsnip
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.