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Bamboo shoot vs. Potato — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bamboo shoot and Potato

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin E , however, Potato is richer in Iron, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B3.
  • Potato has 25 times less Vitamin E than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , while Potato has 0.04mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Potatoes, baked, flesh and skin, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +205.6%
Contains more Copper +61%
Contains more Manganese +19.6%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +116%
Contains more Magnesium +833.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Equal in Potassium - 535
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64% 35% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 5% 41% 20% 30% 48% 2% 10% 40% 29% 3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +205.6%
Contains more Copper +61%
Contains more Manganese +19.6%
Contains more Selenium +100%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +116%
Contains more Magnesium +833.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.6%
Equal in Potassium - 535

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Potato
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 32% 16% 12% 27% 23% 72% 22% 0% 9% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +134.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.6%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Choline +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +130.8%
Contains more Water +21.5%
Contains more Carbs +306.7%
Contains more Other +47.8%
Equal in Protein - 2.5
3% 5% 91%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.9 g
3% 21% 75%
Protein: 2.5 g
Fats: 0.13 g
Carbs: 21.15 g
Water: 74.89 g
Other: 1.33 g
Contains more Fats +130.8%
Contains more Water +21.5%
Contains more Carbs +306.7%
Contains more Other +47.8%
Equal in Protein - 2.5

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +135.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.7%
33% 3% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
36% 3% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.034 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.003 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.057 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +133.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +135.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -50.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bamboo shoot Potato
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Potato Opinion
Net carbs 3g 18.95g Potato
Protein 2.6g 2.5g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.13g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 21.15g Potato
Calories 27kcal 93kcal Potato
Starch 17.27g Potato
Fructose 0.34g Potato
Sugar 3g 1.18g Potato
Fiber 2.2g 2.2g
Calcium 13mg 15mg Potato
Iron 0.5mg 1.08mg Potato
Magnesium 3mg 28mg Potato
Phosphorus 59mg 70mg Potato
Potassium 533mg 535mg Potato
Sodium 4mg 10mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.36mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.118mg Bamboo shoot
Manganese 0.262mg 0.219mg Bamboo shoot
Selenium 0.8µg 0.4µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 10IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 1µg
Vitamin E 1mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4mg 9.6mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.064mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.048mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.41mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.376mg Potato
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.311mg Potato
Folate 7µg 28µg Potato
Choline 0mg 14.8mg Potato
Vitamin K 0µg 2µg Potato
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.025mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.081mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.08mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.119mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.13mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.038mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.099mg Potato
Valine 0.106mg 0.125mg Potato
Histidine 0.042mg 0.042mg
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.034g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.003g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.057g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Potato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Bamboo shoot
17%
Potato
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Bamboo shoot
22%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/nutrients
  2. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170093/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.