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Bamboo shoot vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bamboo shoot and Drumstick tree?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, yet Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Folate.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 152% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot has 3 times more Vitamin B1 than Drumstick tree. Bamboo shoot has 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, while Drumstick tree has 0.053mg.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and Drumstick pods, 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 +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Copper +126.2%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 14% 33% 22% 41% 6% 13% 28%
Contains more Iron +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains more Potassium +15.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Zinc +144.4%
Contains more Copper +126.2%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1400%

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 B1 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +3425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +393.2%
Contains more Folate +528.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62
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 5% 0% 0% 470% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +183%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +270%
Contains more Vitamin C +3425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +393.2%
Contains more Folate +528.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.62

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Drumstick tree Opinion
Net carbs 3g 5.33g Drumstick tree
Protein 2.6g 2.1g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 8.53g Drumstick tree
Calories 27kcal 37kcal Drumstick tree
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g g Drumstick tree
Fiber 2.2g 3.2g Drumstick tree
Calcium 13mg 30mg Drumstick tree
Iron 0.5mg 0.36mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 45mg Drumstick tree
Phosphorus 59mg 50mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 461mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 42mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.45mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.084mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 74IU Drumstick tree
Vitamin E 1mg mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 141mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.053mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.074mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.62mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.794mg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.12mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 44µg Drumstick tree
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027mg mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.033g Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.102g Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.003g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Drumstick tree
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
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
20
Drumstick tree

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
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Drumstick tree

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Sugar (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.