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Parsnip vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Parsnip and Bamboo shoot

  • Parsnip is richer in Folate, Vitamin C, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium, yet Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Parsnip is 19% higher.
  • Parsnip contains 10 times more Magnesium than Bamboo shoot. Parsnip contains 29mg of Magnesium, while Bamboo shoot contains 3mg.

Food types used in this article are Parsnips, raw and Bamboo shoots, 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 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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
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%

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%

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.
Parsnip Bamboo shoot
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 Parsnip Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 75kcal 27kcal Parsnip
Protein 1.2g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Vitamin C 17mg 4mg Parsnip
Net carbs 13.09g 3g Parsnip
Carbs 17.99g 5.2g Parsnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.59mg 0.5mg Parsnip
Calcium 36mg 13mg Parsnip
Potassium 375mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 29mg 3mg Parsnip
Sugar 4.8g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 4.9g 2.2g Parsnip
Copper 0.12mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.59mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 71mg 59mg Parsnip
Sodium 10mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 0IU 20IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1.49mg 1mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.6mg 0.161mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 22.5µg 0µg Parsnip
Folate 67µg 7µg Parsnip
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.069g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.112g 0.007g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.134g Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsnip Bamboo shoot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs 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
25
Parsnip
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
22
Parsnip
24
Bamboo shoot

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

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. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/nutrients
  2. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/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.