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Bamboo shoot vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bamboo shoot and Jalapeño

  • Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Potassium, and Manganese, yet Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 127% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 8 times more Zinc than Jalapeño. While Bamboo shoot contains 1.1mg of Zinc, Jalapeño contains only 0.14mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Bamboo shoots, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.9%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Calcium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.9%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Calcium - 12

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 B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin C +2865%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin C +2865%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.7g Jalapeño
Protein 2.6g 0.91g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 5.2g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 27kcal 29kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 3g 4.12g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 13mg 12mg Bamboo shoot
Iron 0.5mg 0.25mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 59mg 26mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 248mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 1.1mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.046mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 1mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 7µg 27µg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
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 0.092g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.112g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Jalapeño
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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.