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Bamboo shoot vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.74g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
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 Carrot
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 Carrot
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
97
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
10
Carrot

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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Carrot
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +66.6%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +66.6%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +300%

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Carrot

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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 Carrot Opinion
Calories 27 41 Carrot
Protein 2.6 0.93 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 5.9 Carrot
Carbs 5.2 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 33 Carrot
Potassium 533 320 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 12 Carrot
Sugars 3 4.74 Carrot
Fiber 2.2 2.8 Carrot
Copper 0.19 0.045 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 59 35 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 69 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 1 0.66 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.066 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.058 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.273 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.138 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 13.2 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.117 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.012 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.077 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.102 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.101 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.02 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.061 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.069 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.04 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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