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Bamboo shoot vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bamboo shoot and Onion different?

  • Bamboo shoot is higher than Onion in Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Manganese.
  • Bamboo shoot covers your daily need of Copper 17% more than Onion.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 50 times more Vitamin E than Onion. Bamboo shoot contains 1mg of Vitamin E , while Onion contains 0.02mg.

Bamboo shoots, raw and Onions, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
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 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +226.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +85%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Onion Opinion
Net carbs 3g 7.64g Onion
Protein 2.6g 1.1g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 9.34g Onion
Calories 27kcal 40kcal Onion
Starch g 0g Onion
Fructose g 1.29g Onion
Sugar 3g 4.24g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 1.7g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 23mg Onion
Iron 0.5mg 0.21mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 10mg Onion
Phosphorus 59mg 29mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 146mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 4mg
Zinc 1.1mg 0.17mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.039mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 2IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 7.4mg Onion
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.046mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.116mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.123mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.12mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 19µg Onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Onion
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.014mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.014mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.025mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.039mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.002mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.025mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.014mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.042g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.013g Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.017g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Onion
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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
8
Onion

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%
Onion
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.24g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.