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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" 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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
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 Folate +857.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 2% 20% 0% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 0% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 0% 30% 0% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 0% 57% 51%
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 Folate +857.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Bamboo shoot
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
22
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 food.
Protein
16%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Parsnip

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Parsnip
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 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 minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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
Sugar 3 4.8 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.19 0.12 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.59 Bamboo shoot
Starch
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
Folate 7 67 Parsnip
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
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods 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.