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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Potassium +80.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Copper +21%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Iron +220%
Contains more Magnesium +1300%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Contains more Potassium +80.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.4%
Contains more Copper +21%
Contains more Calcium +607.7%
Contains more Iron +220%
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 A +21665%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
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 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
Contains more Vitamin E +376.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +21665%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Folate +1400%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Chives
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
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

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.

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.