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Potato vs Bamboo shoot - 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 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 cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Potato Bamboo shoot
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
Potato Bamboo shoot
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
16
Potato
11
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
16
Bamboo shoot

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
Potato
2
:
Contains more Iron +62%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 59
Contains more Iron +62%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +72.7%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Equal in Phosphorus - 59

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
Potato
5
:
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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +9900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%

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
12%
Potato
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Bamboo shoot

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