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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
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains more Potassium +512.6%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Calcium +123.1%
Contains more Iron +48%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains more Potassium +512.6%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Calcium +123.1%
Contains more Iron +48%
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 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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
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%

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 Napa cabbage
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.23g Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6g 1.1g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.17g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 2.23g Bamboo shoot
Calories 27kcal 12kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.2g g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 29mg Napa cabbage
Iron 0.5mg 0.74mg Napa cabbage
Magnesium 3mg 8mg Napa cabbage
Phosphorus 59mg 19mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 87mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 11mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.096mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 263IU Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 1mg mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 3.2mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.005mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.025mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.466mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.035mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.037mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 43µg Napa cabbage
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 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Napa cabbage
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
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 food.
Protein
16%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. 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.