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Bamboo shoot vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bamboo shoot and Chives

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, however Chives has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A, Iron, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 177% more.
  • Bamboo shoot has 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Chives. Bamboo shoot has 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, while Chives have 0.078mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Chives, 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
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Chives
Contains more Potassium +80.1%
Contains more Copper +21%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Potassium +80.1%
Contains more Copper +21%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58

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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Chives
Contains more Vitamin E +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +21665%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
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 194% 262% 5% 0% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 0% 532% 79%
Contains more Vitamin E +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +21665%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

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
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
30
Chives

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%
Chives
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
3%
Chives

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

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Bamboo shoot Chives
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?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Chives Opinion
Calories 27 30 Chives
Protein 2.6 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.3 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 4 58.1 Chives
Carbs 5.2 4.35 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.6 Chives
Calcium 13 92 Chives
Potassium 533 296 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 42 Chives
Sugar 3 1.85 Chives
Fiber 2.2 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.19 0.157 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.56 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 58 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 3 Chives
Vitamin A 20 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 1 0.21 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.078 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.138 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 212.7 Chives
Folate 7 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.146 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.027 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.086 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.088 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.14 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.134 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.03 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.106 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.042 0.057 Chives
Fructose

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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.