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Wakame vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Wakame
5
:
Contains more Iron +269.5%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +269%
Contains more Copper +136.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Contains more Potassium +650%
Contains more Zinc +55.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +269.5%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +269%
Contains more Copper +136.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.7%
Contains more Potassium +650%
Contains more Zinc +55.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%

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
Wakame
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4400%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4400%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Wakame
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
44
Wakame
16
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 the food
Protein
18%
Wakame
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
18%
Parsnip
Fats
3%
Wakame
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Wakame Parsnip
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Wakame 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 contains less Sugars?
Wakame
Wakame contains less Sugars (difference - 4.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 862mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.08g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Wakame Parsnip Opinion
Calories 45 75 Parsnip
Protein 3.03 1.2 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.3 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 17 Parsnip
Carbs 9.14 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 0.59 Wakame
Calcium 150 36 Wakame
Potassium 50 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 107 29 Wakame
Sugars 0.65 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 0.5 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.284 0.12 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 0.59 Parsnip
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Phosphorus 80 71 Wakame
Sodium 872 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 360 0 Wakame
Vitamin E 1 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.05 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.7 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.6 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.047 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 Wakame
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.