Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Parsnip vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Parsnip and Wakame?

  • Parsnip is higher in Fiber, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, however Wakame is richer in Manganese, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Wakame's daily need coverage for Sodium is 37% more.
  • Wakame contains 10 times less Fiber than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 4.9g of Fiber, while Wakame contains 0.5g.
  • Parsnip has less Sodium.

We used Parsnips, raw and Seaweed, wakame, raw types in this article.

Infographic

Parsnip vs Wakame infographic
Copy infographic link

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
:
5
Wakame
Contains more Potassium +650%
Contains more Zinc +55.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +269.5%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +269%
Contains more Copper +136.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Contains more Potassium +650%
Contains more Zinc +55.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +269.5%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +269%
Contains more Copper +136.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%

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
:
5
Wakame
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4400%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Folate +192.5%
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 10% 22% 20% 0% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 0% 14% 147%
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4400%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Folate +192.5%

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
29
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
58
Wakame

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
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
9%
Wakame
Fats
1%
Parsnip
3%
Wakame

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Wakame
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 862mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.08g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsnip Wakame Opinion
Calories 75 45 Parsnip
Protein 1.2 3.03 Wakame
Fats 0.3 0.64 Wakame
Vitamin C 17 3 Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09000015258789 8.640000343322754 Parsnip
Carbs 17.99 9.14 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.59 2.18 Wakame
Calcium 36 150 Wakame
Potassium 375 50 Parsnip
Magnesium 29 107 Wakame
Sugar 4.8 0.65 Wakame
Fiber 4.9 0.5 Parsnip
Copper 0.12 0.284 Wakame
Zinc 0.59 0.38 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 71 80 Wakame
Sodium 10 872 Parsnip
Vitamin A 0 360 Wakame
Vitamin E 1.49 1 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.06 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05 0.23 Wakame
Vitamin B3 0.7 1.6 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.6 0.697 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.002 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 22.5 5.3 Parsnip
Folate 67 196 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.05 0.13 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112 0.058 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.218 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 Wakame
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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.