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Bamboo shoot vs. Parsnip — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bamboo shoot and Parsnip

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, and Copper, yet Parsnip is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Parsnip is 19% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Parsnip. Bamboo shoot contains 0.24mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsnip contains 0.09mg.

Food types used in this article are Bamboo shoots, raw 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +42.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +86.4%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Calcium +176.9%
Contains more Iron +18%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains more Manganese +113.7%
Contains more Selenium +125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64% 35% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40% 74% 10%
Contains more Potassium +42.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +86.4%
Contains more Copper +58.3%
Contains more Calcium +176.9%
Contains more Iron +18%
Contains more Magnesium +866.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.3%
Contains more Manganese +113.7%
Contains more Selenium +125%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 E +49%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.7%
Contains more Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +272.7%
Contains more Folate +857.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +116.7%
Contains more Water +14.4%
Contains more Carbs +246%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Other - 0.98
3% 5% 91%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.9 g
18% 80%
Protein: 1.2 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 17.99 g
Water: 79.53 g
Other: 0.98 g
Contains more Protein +116.7%
Contains more Water +14.4%
Contains more Carbs +246%
Equal in Fats - 0.3
Equal in Other - 0.98

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +185.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1500%
33% 3% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
24% 54% 22%
Saturated Fat: 0.05 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.112 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +185.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -27.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1500%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bamboo shoot Parsnip
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 3g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 2.6g 1.2g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 5.2g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 27kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Sugar 3g 4.8g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 13mg 36mg Parsnip
Iron 0.5mg 0.59mg Parsnip
Magnesium 3mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 59mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 533mg 375mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 10mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.59mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.12mg Bamboo shoot
Manganese 0.262mg 0.56mg Parsnip
Selenium 0.8µg 1.8µg Parsnip
Vitamin A 20IU 0IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin C 4mg 17mg Parsnip
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.05mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.7mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 67µg Parsnip
Vitamin K 0µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.047g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Bamboo shoot
23%
Parsnip
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Bamboo shoot
26%
Parsnip

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/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.