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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, Vitamin E , and Phosphorus, yet Daikon is richer in Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Daikon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 20% higher.

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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.5%
Contains more Potassium +134.8%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Contains more Copper +65.2%
Contains more Manganese +589.5%
Contains more Selenium +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +107.7%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64% 35% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39% 5% 4%
Contains more Iron +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.5%
Contains more Potassium +134.8%
Contains less Sodium -81%
Contains more Zinc +633.3%
Contains more Copper +65.2%
Contains more Manganese +589.5%
Contains more Selenium +14.3%
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" charts 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 Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +∞%
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 Choline Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 4% 1%
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 Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +333.3%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +26.8%
Contains more Other +55.2%
Equal in Water - 94.62
3% 5% 91%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.9 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.1 g
Water: 94.62 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Protein +333.3%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +26.8%
Contains more Other +55.2%
Equal in Water - 94.62

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +197.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%
33% 3% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.045 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +197.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bamboo shoot Daikon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.5g Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6g 0.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 4.1g Bamboo shoot
Calories 27kcal 18kcal Bamboo shoot
Sugar 3g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 2.2g 1.6g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.5mg 0.4mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 59mg 23mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 227mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 21mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.115mg Bamboo shoot
Manganese 0.262mg 0.038mg Bamboo shoot
Selenium 0.8µg 0.7µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 0IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg 0mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.2mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.138mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.046mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 28µg Daikon
Choline 0mg 7.3mg Daikon
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Daikon
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.003mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.025mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.026mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.031mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.006mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.028mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.011mg Bamboo shoot
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.045g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Bamboo shoot
10%
Daikon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Bamboo shoot
12%
Daikon

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 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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.