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Parsnip vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsnip and Welsh onion

  • Parsnip has more Manganese, Folate, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Vitamin E , and Copper, while Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 142% higher.
  • Welsh onion contains 4 times less Folate than Parsnip. Parsnip contains 67µg of Folate, while Welsh onion contains 16µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsnips, raw and Onions, welsh, 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 +100%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Iron +106.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +26.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.9%
Contains more Potassium +76.9%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Zinc +13.5%
Contains more Copper +71.4%
Contains more Iron +106.8%

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 +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +318.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +759.6%
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Contains more Vitamin E +192.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Folate +318.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +759.6%

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 Welsh onion
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 13.09g 4.1g Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Welsh onion
Carbs 17.99g 6.5g Parsnip
Calories 75kcal 34kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.8g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 4.9g 2.4g Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 18mg Parsnip
Iron 0.59mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 29mg 23mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 71mg 49mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 212mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 17mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.59mg 0.52mg Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.07mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 0IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 1.49mg 0.51mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 17mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.05mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.4mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.169mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.072mg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 16µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.067g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.056g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.156g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Welsh onion
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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
18%
Parsnip
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Parsnip
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
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 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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.