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Bamboo shoot vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 3.76g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
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 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 Beetroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
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
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
13
Beetroot

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 +64%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +64%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.5%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%

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 E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +65%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +65%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

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
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Beetroot

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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 Beetroot Opinion
Calories 27 43 Beetroot
Protein 2.6 1.61 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.17 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 4.9 Beetroot
Carbs 5.2 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.8 Beetroot
Calcium 13 16 Beetroot
Potassium 533 325 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 23 Beetroot
Sugars 3 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 2.2 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.19 0.075 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.35 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 40 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 78 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 33 Beetroot
Vitamin E 1 0.04 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.031 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.04 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.334 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.155 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.067 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.2 Beetroot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.06 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.019 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.047 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.048 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.068 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.058 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.018 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.056 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.021 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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