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Bamboo shoot vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
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 is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in price Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Turnip
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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
16
Bamboo shoot
9
Turnip

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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Turnip
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +179.1%
Contains more Copper +123.5%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.5%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Potassium +179.1%
Contains more Copper +123.5%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.5%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%

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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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +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
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Turnip

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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 Turnip Opinion
Calories 27 28 Turnip
Protein 2.6 0.9 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 21 Turnip
Carbs 5.2 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 30 Turnip
Potassium 533 191 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 11 Turnip
Sugars 3 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 2.2 1.8 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.085 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.27 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 59 27 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 67 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 0 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.04 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.4 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.2 Turnip
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Turnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.006 Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.053 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.009 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.036 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.033 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.036 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.011 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.017 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.014 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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