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Bamboo shoot vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bamboo shoot and Brussels sprout

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Copper, and Zinc, yet Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 148% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 3 times more Copper than Brussels sprout. Bamboo shoot contains 0.19mg of Copper, while Brussels sprout contains 0.07mg.

Food types used in this article are Bamboo shoots, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 Potassium +37%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +161.9%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Calcium +223.1%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +161.9%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Calcium +223.1%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%

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 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3670%
Contains more Vitamin C +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +771.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.219
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 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +3670%
Contains more Vitamin C +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +771.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.219

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 Brussels sprout
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 3g 5.15g Brussels sprout
Protein 2.6g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 5.2g 8.95g Brussels sprout
Calories 27kcal 43kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 3g 2.2g Brussels sprout
Fiber 2.2g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 13mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Iron 0.5mg 1.4mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 3mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 59mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 533mg 389mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 25mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.42mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 1mg 0.88mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.139mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.745mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.309mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.219mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.086mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.14mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.134mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.03mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.106mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.042mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.023g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Brussels sprout
Low Fats diet Equal
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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
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 - $0.4)
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.

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.