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Vegetable vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Vegetable and Parsnip

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B2, however Parsnip has more Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Vegetable's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 24% more.
  • Vegetable has 2 times more Vitamin B2 than Parsnip. Vegetable has 0.12mg of Vitamin B2, while Parsnip has 0.05mg.
  • Vegetable is lower in Sugar.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +39%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Potassium +121.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Iron +39%
Contains more Calcium +44%
Contains more Magnesium +31.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +39.2%
Contains more Potassium +121.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains more Copper +44.6%

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 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Folate +252.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 22.5
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
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 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +431.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Folate +252.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 22.5

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.
Vegetable 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 2.86g 1.2g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 13.09g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 65kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g 4.8g Vegetable
Fiber 4.4g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 25mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 0.82mg 0.59mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 51mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 169mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 35mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 0.49mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Copper 0.083mg 0.12mg Parsnip
Vitamin A 4277IU 0IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.2mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.05mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.7mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.09mg Parsnip
Folate 19µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 22.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.05g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.047g Vegetable

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Vegetable 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
Vegetable
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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
17%
Vegetable
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.68g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.