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Bamboo shoot vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bamboo shoot and Pimiento different?

  • Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Zinc, Manganese, and Phosphorus, however Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, and Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pimiento is 90% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 9 times more Vitamin B1 than Pimiento. While Bamboo shoot contains 0.15mg of Vitamin B1, Pimiento contains only 0.017mg.

Bamboo shoots, raw and Pimento, canned are the varieties 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 Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +237.3%
Contains more Copper +287.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +236%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +237.3%
Contains more Copper +287.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +236%
Contains more Magnesium +100%

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 +782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2022.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +13175%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
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 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +782.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1510%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11.6%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2022.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +13175%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615

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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
14
Pimiento

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%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Pimiento

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Pimiento
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.29g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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 - $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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Pimiento Opinion
Calories 27 23 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.3
Vitamin C 4 84.9 Pimiento
Net carbs 3 3.200000047683716 Pimiento
Carbs 5.2 5.1 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 13 6 Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533 158 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 6 Pimiento
Sugar 3 2.71 Pimiento
Fiber 2.2 1.9 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.049 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 17 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 14 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.017 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.06 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.01 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.215 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 7 6 Bamboo shoot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.027 0.014 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.04 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.036 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.058 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.049 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.013 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.034 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.022 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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.