½ cup boiled= 55 calories
Generally, parsnip contains more sugar than carrots, radish, turnips, and has calories (100 g provide 75 calories) equivalent to that of some fruits like banana, grapes…etc. Nonetheless, its’ sweet, juicy roots are rich in several health benefiting phyto-nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Several research studies found that these compounds have anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and anti-cancer function and offer protection from colon cancer and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
VITAMIN C: Valuable source
FOLIC ACID: Good source
FIBER: Good source
MINERALS: Useful amounts of potassium
VITAMIN E: Parsnips have some vitamin E, which is important for heart protection and to boost circulation.