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Bamboo shoot vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 0.53g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Eggplant
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Eggplant
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
6
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
7
Eggplant

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 +117.4%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Copper +134.6%
Contains more Zinc +587.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +117.4%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Copper +134.6%
Contains more Zinc +587.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
Contains more Vitamin C +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649

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%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Eggplant

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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 Eggplant Opinion
Calories 27 25 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 0.98 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.18 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2 5.88 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.23 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 9 Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533 229 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 14 Eggplant
Sugars 3 3.53 Eggplant
Fiber 2.2 3 Eggplant
Copper 0.19 0.081 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.16 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 24 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 20 23 Eggplant
Vitamin E 1 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.039 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.037 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.084 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3.5 Eggplant
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.016 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.076 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.009 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.037 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.045 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.064 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.047 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.011 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.043 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.053 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.023 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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