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Bamboo shoot vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bamboo shoot and Napa cabbage?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Copper, Zinc and Phosphorus, yet Napa cabbage is richer in Folate.
  • Bamboo shoot's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 16% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot has 30 times more Vitamin B1 than Napa cabbage. Bamboo shoot has 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, while Napa cabbage has 0.005mg.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types in this comparison.

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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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Contains more Potassium +512.6%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Iron +48%
Contains more Calcium +123.1%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Potassium +512.6%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Iron +48%
Contains more Calcium +123.1%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +548.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +548.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1215%
Contains more Folate +514.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Bamboo shoot
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
12
Napa cabbage

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 the food
Protein
16%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Bamboo shoot Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Napa cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
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 cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Bamboo shoot Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 27 12 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.17 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 3.2 Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2 2.23 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 13 29 Napa cabbage
Potassium 533 87 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 8 Napa cabbage
Sugars 3 Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.096 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 19 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 11 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.005 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.466 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.035 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.037 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Bamboo shoot
Folate 7 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 Bamboo shoot
Fructose

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 of 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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.