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Bamboo shoot vs. Lambsquarters — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bamboo shoot and Lambsquarters

  • Bamboo shoot has more Zinc, however, Lambsquarters are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, and Fiber.
  • Lambsquarters covers your daily Vitamin C needs 84% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Lambsquarters have 3 times less Zinc than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot has 1.1mg of Zinc, while Lambsquarters have 0.44mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Lambsquarters, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Calcium +2276.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +1033.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Copper +54.2%
Contains more Manganese +198.5%
Contains more Selenium +12.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64% 35% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 93% 45% 25% 31% 40% 6% 12% 98% 102% 5%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Calcium +2276.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +1033.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Copper +54.2%
Contains more Manganese +198.5%
Contains more Selenium +12.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin C +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +528.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.2%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.16
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 696% 0% 0% 267% 40% 102% 23% 6% 64% 23% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75%
Contains more Vitamin A +57900%
Contains more Vitamin C +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +528.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.2%
Contains more Folate +328.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.16

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +61.5%
Contains more Fats +166.7%
Contains more Carbs +40.4%
Contains more Other +277.8%
Equal in Water - 84.3
3% 5% 91%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.9 g
4% 7% 84% 3%
Protein: 4.2 g
Fats: 0.8 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 84.3 g
Other: 3.4 g
Contains more Protein +61.5%
Contains more Fats +166.7%
Contains more Carbs +40.4%
Contains more Other +277.8%
Equal in Water - 84.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2042.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.9%
33% 3% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
11% 27% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.059 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.15 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.351 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -14.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2042.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +161.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bamboo shoot Lambsquarters
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Lambsquarters Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.3g Lambsquarters
Protein 2.6g 4.2g Lambsquarters
Fats 0.3g 0.8g Lambsquarters
Carbs 5.2g 7.3g Lambsquarters
Calories 27kcal 43kcal Lambsquarters
Sugar 3g Lambsquarters
Fiber 2.2g 4g Lambsquarters
Calcium 13mg 309mg Lambsquarters
Iron 0.5mg 1.2mg Lambsquarters
Magnesium 3mg 34mg Lambsquarters
Phosphorus 59mg 72mg Lambsquarters
Potassium 533mg 452mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 43mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.44mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.293mg Lambsquarters
Manganese 0.262mg 0.782mg Lambsquarters
Selenium 0.8µg 0.9µg Lambsquarters
Vitamin A 20IU 11600IU Lambsquarters
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 580µg Lambsquarters
Vitamin E 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4mg 80mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.16mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.44mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.2mg Lambsquarters
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.092mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.274mg Lambsquarters
Folate 7µg 30µg Lambsquarters
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.038mg Lambsquarters
Threonine 0.086mg 0.163mg Lambsquarters
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.253mg Lambsquarters
Leucine 0.14mg 0.35mg Lambsquarters
Lysine 0.134mg 0.354mg Lambsquarters
Methionine 0.03mg 0.049mg Lambsquarters
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.166mg Lambsquarters
Valine 0.106mg 0.226mg Lambsquarters
Histidine 0.042mg 0.116mg Lambsquarters
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.059g Lambsquarters
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.15g Lambsquarters
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.351g Lambsquarters

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Lambsquarters
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Bamboo shoot
94%
Lambsquarters
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Bamboo shoot
45%
Lambsquarters

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is lower in Sugar (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lambsquarters
Lambsquarters is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/nutrients
  2. Lambsquarters - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169244/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.