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Bamboo shoot vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bamboo shoot and Daikon?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Manganese, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, and Phosphorus, yet Daikon is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Folate.
  • Daikon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot has 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Daikon. Bamboo shoot has 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, while Daikon has 0.02mg.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +25%
Contains more Potassium +134.8%
Contains more Copper +65.2%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.5%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Potassium +134.8%
Contains more Copper +65.2%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.5%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%

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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Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +421.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +300%
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 74% 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 0% 1% 22%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +421.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +450%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +300%

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
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
14
Daikon

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%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Daikon

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 Daikon Opinion
Calories 27 18 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 0.6 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 22 Daikon
Net carbs 3 2.5 Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2 4.1 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.4 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 27 Daikon
Potassium 533 227 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 16 Daikon
Sugar 3 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 2.2 1.6 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.115 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 23 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 21 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 0 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.02 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.02 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.2 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.138 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.3 Daikon
Folate 7 28 Daikon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.045 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.003 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.026 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.031 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.006 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.02 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.028 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.011 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. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/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.