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Bamboo shoot vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Summer squash
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Summer squash
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
9
Summer squash

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 Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +279.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.3%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Zinc +279.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.3%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 27 16 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 1.21 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.18 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 17 Summer squash
Carbs 5.2 3.35 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.35 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 15 Summer squash
Potassium 533 262 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 17 Summer squash
Sugars 3 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.051 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.29 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 38 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 20 200 Summer squash
Vitamin E 1 0.12 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.048 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.487 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.155 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.218 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 3 Summer squash
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.089 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.011 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.028 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.042 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.069 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.065 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.017 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.041 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.053 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.025 Bamboo shoot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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