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Bamboo shoot vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bamboo shoot and Chinese cabbage

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin E , however Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 46% more.
  • Bamboo shoot has 11 times more Vitamin E than Chinese cabbage. Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , while Chinese cabbage has 0.09mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Copper +804.8%
Contains more Calcium +707.7%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Copper +804.8%
Contains more Calcium +707.7%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%

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 +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Folate +842.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
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 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Folate +842.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

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 Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Chinese cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3g 1.18g Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6g 1.5g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 2.18g Bamboo shoot
Calories 27kcal 13kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g 1.18g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 2.2g 1g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 105mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.5mg 0.8mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 3mg 19mg Chinese cabbage
Phosphorus 59mg 37mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 252mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 65mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 4468IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 1mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 45mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.5mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.194mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 66µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 45.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.015mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.049mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.085mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.089mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.009mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.044mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.066mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.026mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.027g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.015g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.096g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Chinese cabbage
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
17
Chinese cabbage

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Chinese cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.