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Arrowroot vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Arrowroot and Bamboo shoot

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 83% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Arrowroot has 8 times more Magnesium than Bamboo shoot. While Arrowroot has 25mg of Magnesium, Bamboo shoot has only 3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Arrowroot, raw and Bamboo shoots, raw.

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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
Contains more Iron +344%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.1%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Contains more Copper +57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Iron +344%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.1%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Contains more Copper +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
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.24
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.24

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Arrowroot Bamboo shoot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 3g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 2.6g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 13.39g 5.2g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 27kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 6mg 13mg Bamboo shoot
Iron 2.22mg 0.5mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 3mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 59mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 26mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.63mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.121mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 19IU 20IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.6mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.161mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.24mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 7µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.069g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.007g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.134g Bamboo shoot

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Arrowroot Bamboo shoot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Arrowroot
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
24
Bamboo shoot

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 food.
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/nutrients
  2. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.