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Bamboo shoot vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bamboo shoot and Beetroot?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Potassium, yet Beetroot is richer in Folate.
  • Beetroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 26% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot has 25 times more Vitamin E than Beetroot. Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , while Beetroot has 0.04mg.
  • Bamboo shoot contains less Sugar.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and Beets, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Phosphorus +47.5%
Contains more Potassium +64%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.5%
Contains more Potassium +64%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Zinc +214.3%
Contains more Copper +153.3%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.5%
Contains more Folate +1457.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
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% 1% 0% 17% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 82% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +383.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +65%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.5%
Contains more Folate +1457.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155

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 Beetroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Beetroot Opinion
Net carbs 3g 6.76g Beetroot
Protein 2.6g 1.61g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 9.56g Beetroot
Calories 27kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g 6.76g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 2.8g Beetroot
Calcium 13mg 16mg Beetroot
Iron 0.5mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Magnesium 3mg 23mg Beetroot
Phosphorus 59mg 40mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 325mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 78mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.35mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.075mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 33IU Beetroot
Vitamin E 1mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 4.9mg Beetroot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.031mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.334mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.155mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.067mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 109µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.2µg Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.019mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.047mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.048mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.068mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.058mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.018mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.046mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.056mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.032g Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.06g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Beetroot
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
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
18
Beetroot

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
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.