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Bamboo shoot vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bamboo shoot and Cauliflower

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin E , while Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Choline.
  • Cauliflower's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 49% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 13 times less Vitamin E than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot contains 1mg of Vitamin E , while Cauliflower contains 0.08mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Cauliflower, 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 +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains more Iron +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.1%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Zinc +307.4%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +69.2%
Contains more Magnesium +400%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1105%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.3%
Contains more Folate +714.3%
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1105%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.3%
Contains more Folate +714.3%
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 Cauliflower
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.97g Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6g 1.92g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.28g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 4.97g Bamboo shoot
Calories 27kcal 25kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 3g 1.91g Cauliflower
Fiber 2.2g 2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 22mg Cauliflower
Iron 0.5mg 0.42mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 15mg Cauliflower
Phosphorus 59mg 44mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 299mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 30mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.27mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.039mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 0IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg 0.08mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 48.2mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.05mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.507mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.184mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 57µg Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 15.5µg Cauliflower
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.076mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.071mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.03mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.065mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.125mg Cauliflower
Histidine 0.042mg 0.056mg Cauliflower
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.13g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.034g Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.031g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Cauliflower
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
30
Cauliflower
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
13
Cauliflower

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
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.
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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.