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Bamboo shoot vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Peppers
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Peppers
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
120
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
15
Peppers

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 Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.174
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.174

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 E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Peppers

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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 Peppers Opinion
Calories 27 40 Peppers
Protein 2.6 2 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.2 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 242.5 Peppers
Carbs 5.2 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 13 18 Peppers
Potassium 533 340 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 25 Peppers
Sugars 3 5.1 Peppers
Fiber 2.2 1.5 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.174 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.3 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 46 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 7 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.061 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 14.3 Peppers
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.011 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.109 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.026 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.074 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.065 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.105 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.089 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.024 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.062 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.084 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.041 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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