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Bamboo shoot vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sugars (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 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 Pimiento
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
57
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
8
Pimiento

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 Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +237.3%
Contains more Copper +287.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +236%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +237.3%
Contains more Copper +287.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +236%
Contains more Magnesium +100%

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 +782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2022.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +13175%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2022.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +13175%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615

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%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Pimiento

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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 Pimiento Opinion
Calories 27 23 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.3
Vitamin C 4 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 5.2 5.1 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 13 6 Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533 158 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 6 Pimiento
Sugars 3 2.71 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 1.9 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.049 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.19 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 17 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 14 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.017 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.06 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.01 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.215 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 8.3 Pimiento
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.027 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.04 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.036 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.058 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.049 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.013 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.034 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.022 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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