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Bamboo shoot vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bamboo shoot and Cucumber

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin E , while Cucumber has more Vitamin K.
  • Bamboo shoot's daily need coverage for Copper is 17% higher.
  • Cucumber contains 33 times less Vitamin E than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot contains 1mg of Vitamin E , while Cucumber contains 0.03mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Contains more Potassium +262.6%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +363.4%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Contains more Potassium +262.6%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +363.4%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 7
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500%
Contains more Vitamin A +425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.13g Cucumber
Protein 2.6g 0.65g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.11g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 3.63g Bamboo shoot
Calories 27kcal 15kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 3g 1.67g Cucumber
Fiber 2.2g 0.5g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 16mg Cucumber
Iron 0.5mg 0.28mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 13mg Cucumber
Phosphorus 59mg 24mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 147mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 1.1mg 0.2mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.041mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 105IU Cucumber
Vitamin E 1mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 2.8mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.033mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.098mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.259mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 7µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.005mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.019mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.029mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.029mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.006mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.019mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.022mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.01mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.005g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.032g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.