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Bamboo shoot vs. Potato wedges — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Bamboo shoot and Potato wedges?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Zinc, yet Potato wedges are richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin B3, and Monounsaturated Fat.
  • Bamboo shoot has 10 times more Sugar than Potato wedges. Bamboo shoot has 3g of Sugar, while Potato wedges have 0.3g.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and USDA Commodity, Potato wedges, frozen 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Potassium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +197.3%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.5%
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% 27% 14% 38% 35% 7% 11% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Potassium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -91.8%
Contains more Zinc +197.3%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.8%
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 0% 0% 0% 38% 25% 10% 29% 0% 81% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +33.2%
Contains more Fats +633.3%
Contains more Carbs +390.4%
Contains more Other +44.4%
Equal in Protein - 2.7
3% 5% 91%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.9 g
3% 2% 26% 68%
Protein: 2.7 g
Fats: 2.2 g
Carbs: 25.5 g
Water: 68.3 g
Other: 1.3 g
Contains more Water +33.2%
Contains more Fats +633.3%
Contains more Carbs +390.4%
Contains more Other +44.4%
Equal in Protein - 2.7

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +31.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20628.6%
33% 3% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
26% 69% 5%
Saturated Fat: 0.55 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.451 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +31.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +20628.6%

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 wedges
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Potato wedges Opinion
Net carbs 3g 23.5g Potato wedges
Protein 2.6g 2.7g Potato wedges
Fats 0.3g 2.2g Potato wedges
Carbs 5.2g 25.5g Potato wedges
Calories 27kcal 123kcal Potato wedges
Sugar 3g 0.3g Potato wedges
Fiber 2.2g 2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 15mg Potato wedges
Iron 0.5mg 0.7mg Potato wedges
Magnesium 3mg 19mg Potato wedges
Phosphorus 59mg 87mg Potato wedges
Potassium 533mg 394mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 49mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.37mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Manganese 0.262mg Bamboo shoot
Selenium 0.8µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 0IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4mg 11.2mg Potato wedges
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.54mg Potato wedges
Vitamin B5 0.161mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.35mg Potato wedges
Folate 7µg Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.55g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 1.451g Potato wedges
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.102g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Potato wedges
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
14%
Potato wedges
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Bamboo shoot
13%
Potato wedges

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato wedges
Potato wedges is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.481g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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 wedges - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168443/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.