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Bamboo shoot vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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 Mexican tea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Mexican tea
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
11
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
43
Mexican tea

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 less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Iron +276%
Contains more Calcium +2015.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +3933.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Iron +276%
Contains more Calcium +2015.4%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +3933.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Equal in Zinc - 1.1

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 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.6
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
Contains more Vitamin C +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.6
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

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
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Mexican tea

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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 Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 27 32 Mexican tea
Protein 2.6 0.33 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 4 3.6 Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2 7.44 Mexican tea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 13 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 533 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 3 121 Mexican tea
Sugars 3 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.19 0.19
Zinc 1.1 1.1
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Phosphorus 59 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 4 43 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 57 Mexican tea
Vitamin E 1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.028 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.639 Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.179 Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.152 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Bamboo shoot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 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
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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