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Rutabagas vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Rutabagas and Parsnip

  • Rutabagas have more Vitamin C, however Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, Folate, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin E .
  • Parsnip covers your daily need of Manganese 19% more than Rutabagas.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Rutabagas, 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 Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +34.1%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Zinc +145.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Calcium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +34.1%
Contains more Potassium +23%
Contains more Magnesium +45%
Contains more Copper +275%
Contains more Zinc +145.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +7400%
Contains more Folate +219%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
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 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +396.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +7400%
Contains more Folate +219%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.09

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
15
Rutabagas
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
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.
Rutabagas Parsnip
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

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Rutabagas 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?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Parsnip Opinion
Calories 37 75 Parsnip
Protein 1.08 1.2 Parsnip
Fats 0.16 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 25 17 Rutabagas
Net carbs 6.320000171661377 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 8.62 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 43 36 Rutabagas
Potassium 305 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 20 29 Parsnip
Sugar 4.46 4.8 Rutabagas
Fiber 2.3 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.032 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.24 0.59 Parsnip
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 71 Parsnip
Sodium 12 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 2 0 Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.3 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.09
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.7
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 22.5 Parsnip
Folate 21 67 Parsnip
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.05 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.047 Rutabagas
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.

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