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Bamboo shoot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 1.3g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
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 Ginger
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Ginger
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
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
17
Ginger

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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Ginger
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1333.3%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1333.3%
Contains more Copper +18.9%

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
3%
Ginger

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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 Ginger Opinion
Calories 27 80 Ginger
Protein 2.6 1.82 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 4 5 Ginger
Carbs 5.2 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 13 16 Ginger
Potassium 533 415 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 43 Ginger
Sugars 3 1.7 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 1.1 0.34 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 34 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 13 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 0 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.26 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.034 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.16 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Ginger
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.203 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.027 0.012 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.036 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.051 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.074 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.057 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.013 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.045 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.073 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.03 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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