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Red cabbage vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Red cabbage and Parsnip

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6, however Parsnip is richer in Manganese, Folate, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin E , Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A.
  • Red cabbage covers your daily Vitamin C needs 44% more than Parsnip.
  • Parsnip has 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Red cabbage. Red cabbage has 0.209mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsnip has 0.09mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, raw and Parsnips, 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 +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +605.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.7%
Contains less Sodium -63%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +25%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Copper +605.9%
Contains more Zinc +168.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.7%
Contains less Sodium -63%

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 +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.2%
Contains more Folate +272.2%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +235.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +38%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +132.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +69.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +1254.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +67.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +308.2%
Contains more Folate +272.2%

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
39
Red cabbage
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
22
Parsnip

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
9%
Red cabbage
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Parsnip

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

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Red cabbage Parsnip
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?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.97g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Parsnip Opinion
Calories 31 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.43 1.2 Red cabbage
Fats 0.16 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 57 17 Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.269999980926514 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 7.37 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.59 Red cabbage
Calcium 45 36 Red cabbage
Potassium 243 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 16 29 Parsnip
Sugar 3.83 4.8 Red cabbage
Fiber 2.1 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.017 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.22 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30 71 Parsnip
Sodium 27 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 1116 0 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.069 0.05 Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.147 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.09 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 38.2 22.5 Red cabbage
Folate 18 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.05 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08 0.047 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012 Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039 Red cabbage
Isoleucine 0.034 Red cabbage
Leucine 0.046 Red cabbage
Lysine 0.049 Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014 Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036 Red cabbage
Valine 0.048 Red cabbage
Histidine 0.024 Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/nutrients
  2. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.