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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
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
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%

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 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 Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 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 +∞%

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

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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
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
Vitamin A 20IU 0IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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 B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.027mg mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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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

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.

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.