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Bamboo shoot vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
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 - 1.24g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 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 Onion
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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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Onion
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Onion

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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 Onion Opinion
Calories 27 40 Onion
Protein 2.6 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 7.4 Onion
Carbs 5.2 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.21 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 23 Onion
Potassium 533 146 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 10 Onion
Sugars 3 4.24 Onion
Fiber 2.2 1.7 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.039 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.17 Bamboo shoot
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 59 29 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 20 2 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.02 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.116 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.123 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.12 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.4 Onion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.013 Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.017 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.039 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.002 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.014 Bamboo shoot
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