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Bamboo shoot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bamboo shoot and Ginger

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Ginger has more Magnesium, and Choline.
  • Bamboo shoot has 4 times more Vitamin E than Ginger. Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , while Ginger has 0.26mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Ginger root, 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
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Ginger
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1333.3%
Contains more Copper +18.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 5% 37% 31% 76% 10% 15% 2%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains more Zinc +223.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.5%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Iron +20%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1333.3%
Contains more Copper +18.9%

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
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 17% 0% 6% 0% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +57.1%

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
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
3%
Ginger

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

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.134g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Ginger Opinion
Calories 27 80 Ginger
Protein 2.6 1.82 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 4 5 Ginger
Carbs 5.2 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.6 Ginger
Calcium 13 16 Ginger
Potassium 533 415 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 43 Ginger
Sugar 3 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 2.2 2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 1.1 0.34 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 34 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 13 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 0 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.26 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.034 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.203 Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.16 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Ginger
Folate 7 11 Ginger
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.203 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.027 0.012 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.036 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.051 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.074 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.057 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.013 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.045 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.073 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.03 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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.