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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 Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Equal in Sodium - 4
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Contains more Iron +138.1%
Contains more Potassium +265.1%
Contains more Copper +387.2%
Contains more Zinc +547.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +103.4%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +171.4%
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 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +171.4%

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (4 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Onion Opinion
Calories 27 40 Onion
Protein 2.6 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 7.4 Onion
Net carbs 3 7.639999866485596 Onion
Carbs 5.2 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.21 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13 23 Onion
Potassium 533 146 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 10 Onion
Sugar 3 4.24 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 1.7 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.039 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.17 Bamboo shoot
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 59 29 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 4
Vitamin A 20 2 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1 0.02 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.116 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.123 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.12 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.4 Onion
Folate 7 19 Onion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.013 Onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.017 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.039 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.002 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Fructose 1.29 Onion

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.