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Bamboo shoot vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Bamboo shoot Parsnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in price Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Parsnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
11
Bamboo shoot
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
16
Parsnip

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
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Contains more Potassium +42.1%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Zinc +86.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +18%
Contains more Calcium +176.9%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains more Potassium +42.1%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Zinc +86.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +18%
Contains more Calcium +176.9%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%

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 B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
16%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Parsnip

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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 Bamboo shoot Parsnip Opinion
Calories 27 75 Parsnip
Protein 2.6 1.2 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.3
Vitamin C 4 17 Parsnip
Carbs 5.2 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 13 36 Parsnip
Potassium 533 375 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 29 Parsnip
Sugars 3 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 2.2 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.19 0.12 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.59 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 71 Parsnip
Sodium 4 10 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 0 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.05 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.047 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 Bamboo shoot
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
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