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Bamboo shoot vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bamboo shoot and Arrowroot

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, however Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 83% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot has 2 times more Zinc than Arrowroot. While Bamboo shoot has 1.1mg of Zinc, Arrowroot has only 0.63mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bamboo shoots, raw and Arrowroot, 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 Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Contains more Copper +57%
Contains more Iron +344%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Contains more Copper +57%
Contains more Iron +344%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.1%

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 C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 19
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +81.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 19
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Arrowroot
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
14
Bamboo shoot
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
31
Arrowroot

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
16%
Bamboo shoot
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Arrowroot

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