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Bamboo shoot vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bamboo shoot and Chili pepper

  • Bamboo shoot is higher in Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, yet Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Iron, and Vitamin A.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 155% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 4 times more Zinc than Chili pepper. While Bamboo shoot contains 1.1mg of Zinc, Chili pepper contains only 0.26mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Bamboo shoots, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw.

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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 +65.5%
Contains more Copper +47.3%
Contains more Zinc +323.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Equal in Calcium - 14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains more Copper +47.3%
Contains more Zinc +323.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Equal in Calcium - 14

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 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3492.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4660%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.8%
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 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3492.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4660%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.8%
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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Chili pepper

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 Chili pepper
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Chili pepper
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?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 27 40 Chili pepper
Protein 2.6 1.87 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 4 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 5.2 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.03 Chili pepper
Calcium 13 14 Chili pepper
Potassium 533 322 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 23 Chili pepper
Sugar 3 5.3 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2 1.5 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.129 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.26 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 43 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 9 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 952 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.072 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.086 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.201 Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 14 Chili pepper
Folate 7 23 Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.024 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.239 Chili pepper
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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.