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Bamboo shoot vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bamboo shoot and Eggplant

  • Bamboo shoot is higher than Eggplant in Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Bamboo shoot covers your daily Copper needs 12% more than Eggplant.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 7 times more Zinc than Eggplant. While Bamboo shoot contains 1.1mg of Zinc, Eggplant contains only 0.16mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Bamboo shoots, raw and Eggplant, 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 Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Zinc +587.5%
Contains more Copper +134.6%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
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 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Contains more Calcium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Contains more Potassium +132.8%
Contains more Zinc +587.5%
Contains more Copper +134.6%
Contains more Magnesium +366.7%
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 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.5%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
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 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin E +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +15%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +74.5%
Contains more Folate +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649

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 Eggplant
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Eggplant Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.88g Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6g 0.98g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.18g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 5.88g Eggplant
Calories 27kcal 25kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.54g Eggplant
Sugar 3g 3.53g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 3g Eggplant
Calcium 13mg 9mg Bamboo shoot
Iron 0.5mg 0.23mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 14mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 59mg 24mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 229mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 2mg Eggplant
Zinc 1.1mg 0.16mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.081mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 23IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 1mg 0.3mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 2.2mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.039mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.037mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.649mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.281mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.084mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 22µg Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 3.5µg Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.009mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.037mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.045mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.064mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.047mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.011mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.043mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.053mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.023mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.034g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.016g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.076g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Eggplant
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
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
10
Eggplant

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
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.53g)
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 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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.