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Bamboo shoot vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bamboo shoot and Carrot

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Manganese, however Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin K.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 93% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Carrot has 5 times less Zinc than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot has 1.1mg of Zinc, while Carrot has 0.24mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Carrots, 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 +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.6%
Contains more Potassium +66.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Iron +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.6%
Contains more Potassium +66.6%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Contains more Zinc +358.3%
Contains more Copper +322.2%
Contains more Calcium +153.8%
Contains more Magnesium +300%

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.6%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +83430%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.6%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Carrot
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 Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 3g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 2.6g 0.93g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.24g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 27kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 3g 4.74g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 13mg 33mg Carrot
Iron 0.5mg 0.3mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 12mg Carrot
Phosphorus 59mg 35mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 320mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 69mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.045mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 1mg 0.66mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 5.9mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.066mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.058mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.138mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 19µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 13.2µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.012mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.077mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.102mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.101mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.061mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.069mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.117g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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.
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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.