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Bamboo shoot vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bamboo shoot and Peppers?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Zinc, and Potassium, yet Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A, and Magnesium.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 265% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot has 4 times more Zinc than Peppers. Bamboo shoot has 1.1mg of Zinc, while Peppers have 0.3mg.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw 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 Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.174
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.174

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 E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +228.6%

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Peppers

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Peppers
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?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Peppers Opinion
Calories 27 40 Peppers
Protein 2.6 2 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.2 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 3 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 5.2 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.2 Peppers
Calcium 13 18 Peppers
Potassium 533 340 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 25 Peppers
Sugar 3 5.1 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 1.5 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.174 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 46 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 7 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.061 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 14.3 Peppers
Folate 7 23 Peppers
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.011 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.109 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.026 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.074 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.065 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.105 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.089 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.024 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.062 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.084 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.041 Bamboo shoot
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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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.