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Seaweed vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Seaweed and Parsnip

  • Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Iron, Folate, Magnesium, and Calcium, however Parsnip is higher in Manganese, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Seaweed covers your daily need of Vitamin K 36% more than Parsnip.
  • Seaweed has 23 times more Sodium than Parsnip. While Seaweed has 233mg of Sodium, Parsnip has only 10mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, kelp, 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 +366.7%
Contains more Iron +383.1%
Contains more Magnesium +317.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +321.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +366.7%
Contains more Iron +383.1%
Contains more Magnesium +317.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +321.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.12

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Folate +168.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4400%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Folate +168.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +193.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4400%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.6

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.
Seaweed Parsnip
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 1.68g 1.2g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.3g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 43kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 4.8g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 168mg 36mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.59mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 29mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 89mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 233mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 1.23mg 0.59mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.12mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 0IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.05mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.6mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Folate 180µg 67µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 22.5µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.047g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Parsnip
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
36
Seaweed
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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
10%
Seaweed
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
18%
Parsnip
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 223mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.197g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.