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Bamboo shoot vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
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 - 6.6g)
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 is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
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 Jerusalem artichoke
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Jerusalem artichoke
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
10
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
20
Jerusalem artichoke

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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Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +816.7%
Contains more Iron +580%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Zinc +816.7%
Contains more Iron +580%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 4

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 +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin C - 4
Equal in Vitamin A - 20

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
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

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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 Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 27 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2.6 2 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.01 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 4
Carbs 5.2 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 13 14 Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 533 429 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 3 9.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 2.2 1.6 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.12 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 20 20
Vitamin E 1 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.06 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.077 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Jerusalem artichoke
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.004 Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.001 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 Bamboo shoot
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