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Bamboo shoot vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bamboo shoot and Fennel

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, however Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 52% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot has 15 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. While Bamboo shoot has 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, Fennel has only 0.01mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bamboo shoots, raw and Fennel, bulb, 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 Phosphorus +18%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Contains more Calcium +276.9%
Contains more Iron +46%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Contains more Calcium +276.9%
Contains more Iron +46%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%

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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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin E +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.1%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64
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 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.1%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 3g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 2.6g 1.24g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 27kcal 31kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g 3.93g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 13mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.5mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 3mg 17mg Fennel
Phosphorus 59mg 50mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 414mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 52mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.2mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.066mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 1mg 0.58mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.01mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.032mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.047mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 62.8µg Fennel
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 0.09g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Fennel
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
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
18
Fennel

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
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.