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Bamboo shoot vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bamboo shoot and Mexican tea

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6, however Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily Manganese needs 123% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Mexican tea has 5 times less Vitamin B1 than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot has 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, while Mexican tea has 0.028mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Epazote, 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 less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Calcium +2015.4%
Contains more Iron +276%
Contains more Magnesium +3933.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 71% 87% 37% 56% 6% 30% 64%
Contains less Sodium -90.7%
Contains more Calcium +2015.4%
Contains more Iron +276%
Contains more Magnesium +3933.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains more Potassium +18.8%
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Equal in Copper - 0.19

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 C +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.2%
Contains more Folate +2971.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.6
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
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 4% 0% 0% 12% 7% 81% 12% 11% 36% 162% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +185%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +397.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.2%
Contains more Folate +2971.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.6
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Mexican tea Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.64g Mexican tea
Protein 2.6g 0.33g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.52g Mexican tea
Carbs 5.2g 7.44g Mexican tea
Calories 27kcal 32kcal Mexican tea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g g Mexican tea
Fiber 2.2g 3.8g Mexican tea
Calcium 13mg 275mg Mexican tea
Iron 0.5mg 1.88mg Mexican tea
Magnesium 3mg 121mg Mexican tea
Phosphorus 59mg 86mg Mexican tea
Potassium 533mg 633mg Mexican tea
Sodium 4mg 43mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 1.1mg
Copper 0.19mg 0.19mg
Vitamin A 20IU 57IU Mexican tea
Vitamin E 1mg mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 3.6mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.028mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.348mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.639mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.179mg Mexican tea
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.152mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 215µg Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Bamboo shoot
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 g Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g g Bamboo shoot

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Bamboo shoot Mexican tea
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
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
54
Mexican tea

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
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Mexican tea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Mexican tea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169398/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.