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Bamboo shoot vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bamboo shoot and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B6, Zinc, Manganese, Copper, and Vitamin E , however Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron, and Choline.
  • Jerusalem artichoke's daily need coverage for Iron is 36% more.
  • Bamboo shoot has 9 times more Zinc than Jerusalem artichoke. Bamboo shoot has 1.1mg of Zinc, while Jerusalem artichoke has 0.12mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, 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 Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +816.7%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Iron +580%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 128% 13% 34% 38% 1% 4% 47%
Contains more Potassium +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +816.7%
Contains more Copper +35.7%
Contains more Iron +580%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.2%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Equal in Sodium - 4

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 +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.6%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Equal in Vitamin C - 4
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% 4% 0% 14% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 10% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.6%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Equal in Vitamin C - 4

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 3g 15.84g Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2.6g 2g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.01g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 17.44g Jerusalem artichoke
Calories 27kcal 73kcal Jerusalem artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g 9.6g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 1.6g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 14mg Jerusalem artichoke
Iron 0.5mg 3.4mg Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 3mg 17mg Jerusalem artichoke
Phosphorus 59mg 78mg Jerusalem artichoke
Potassium 533mg 429mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 1.1mg 0.12mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 20IU
Vitamin E 1mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 4mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.2mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.06mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.3mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.397mg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.077mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 13µg Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Jerusalem artichoke
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 0g Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.004g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.001g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Jerusalem artichoke
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
33
Jerusalem artichoke

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
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)
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 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. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/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.