Calories in Parsnips,
Parsnip Nutrition

How many calories in Parsnips? See below, the Parsnip calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Parsnip nutrition facts and the Parsnip benefits to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Parsnips are a tasty root vegetable with a creamy colored flesh. Whilst high in carbohydrates, nearly 20% of the vegetable, they provide an excellent source of fiber, vitamins C and K, folate (or folic acid) and many other vitamins.

Parsnips are thought to help lower cholesterol. Other health benefits of Parsnips include improved digestion and blood pressure.

Below are two calorie tables for both raw and cooked Parsnips. There is also a Parsnip nutrition table so you can compare the nutrients when raw and when cooked.

See our vegetable calories comparison chart to compare the calories in a Parsnip with the other calories in vegetables.

Also, have a look how nutritious Parsnips are in comparison to the other vegetable nutrition facts.

All of our calorie and nutrition information is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

Parsnip Calories

Parsnips, raw

Refuse: 15% (Parings)
Scientific Name: Pastinaca sativa

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams75 kcal (314 kJ)
1 cup slices, 133 grams100 kcal (418 kJ)

Parsnips, cooked, boiled, drained

Refuse: 0%

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams71 kcal (299 kJ)
0.5 cup slices, 78 grams55 kcal (233 kJ)
1 parsnip (9" long), 160 grams114 kcal (478 kJ)

Parsnip Nutrition

Parsnip nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Scientific Name: Pastinaca sativa
Parsnip NutrientsParsnips, rawParsnips, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Water79.53 g80.24 g
Energy314 kJ (75 kcal)299 kJ (71 kcal)
Protein1.2 g1.32 g
Carbohydrates17.99 g17.01 g
Total Fat:0.3 g0.3 g
Fiber4.9 g3.6 g
Sugars, total4.8 g4.8 g
Calcium, Ca36 mg (3.6%)37 mg (3.7%)
Iron, Fe0.59 mg (3.28%)0.58 mg (3.22%)
Magnesium, Mg29 mg (7.25%)29 mg (7.25%)
Phosphorus, P71 mg (7.1%)69 mg (6.9%)
Potassium, K375 mg (7.98%)367 mg (7.8%)
Sodium, Na10 mg (0.42%)10 mg (0.42%)
Zinc, Zn0.59 mg (3.93%)0.26 mg (1.73%)
Copper, Cu0.12 mg (6%)0.138 mg (6.9%)
Manganese, Mn0.56 mg (28%)0.294 mg (14%)
Selenium, Se1.8 mcg (2.57%)2.43 mcg (0.57%)
Vitamin C17 mg (28%)13 mg (21%)
Thiamin (Vit. B1)0.09 mg (6%)0.083 mg (5.53%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.05 mg (2.94%)0.051 mg (3%)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.7 mg (3.5%)0.724 mg (3.62%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.6 mg (6%)0.588 mg (5.88%)
Vitamin B60.09 mg (4.5%)0.093 mg (4.65%)
Folate (Vit. B9)67 mcg (16%)58 mcg (14%)
Vitamin A0 iu (0%)0 iu (0%)
Vitamin E1.49 mg (12%)1 mg (8.33%)
Vitamin K22.5 mcg (28%)1 mcg (1.25%)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended
Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

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