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Bamboo shoot vs Cassava - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bamboo shoot and Cassava

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Potassium, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B1, however Cassava is richer in Vitamin C, and Manganese.
  • Cassava covers your daily Vitamin C needs 18% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Cassava has 5 times less Vitamin E than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , while Cassava has 0.19mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Cassava, 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 +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +96.7%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Contains more Iron +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +96.7%
Contains more Copper +90%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +118.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +600%

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 A +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 2% 20% 0% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 0% 0% 6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +53.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +415%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +285.7%

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
14
Cassava
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
14
Cassava

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
8%
Cassava
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
38%
Cassava
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Cassava

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

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Bamboo shoot Cassava
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 62)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Cassava Opinion
Calories 27 160 Cassava
Protein 2.6 1.36 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.28 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 20.6 Cassava
Carbs 5.2 38.06 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.27 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 16 Cassava
Potassium 533 271 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 21 Cassava
Sugar 3 1.7 Cassava
Fiber 2.2 1.8 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.1 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.34 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 27 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 14 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 13 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.087 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.048 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.854 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.107 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 1.9 Cassava
Folate 7 27 Cassava
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.074 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.075 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.048 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.019 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.028 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.039 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.044 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.011 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.026 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.035 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.02 Bamboo shoot
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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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.