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Bamboo shoot vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 2.18g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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 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 Potato
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Potato
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
16
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
14
Potato

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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Potato
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +62%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 57
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +62%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Equal in Phosphorus - 57

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
:
5
Potato
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +9900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +392.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +9900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +392.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
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%
Potato
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
17%
Potato
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Potato

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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 Potato Opinion
Calories 27 77 Potato
Protein 2.6 2.05 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 19.7 Potato
Carbs 5.2 17.49 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.81 Potato
Calcium 13 12 Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533 425 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 23 Potato
Sugars 3 0.82 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 2.1 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.11 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 59 57 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 6 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 2 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.01 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.081 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.032 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.061 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.295 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.298 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2 Potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.025 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.002 Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.042 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.067 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.066 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.098 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.107 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.032 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.081 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.103 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.035 Bamboo shoot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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