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Bamboo shoot vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bamboo shoot and Pumpkin different?

  • Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, and Potassium, while Pumpkin is higher in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
  • Pumpkin covers your daily need of Vitamin A 47% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 4 times more Fiber than Pumpkin. Bamboo shoot contains 2.2g of Fiber, while Pumpkin contains 0.5g.

Bamboo shoots, raw and Pumpkin, raw types were 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
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Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +293.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +42465%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.06
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 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 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 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +293.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +42465%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1.06
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Pumpkin

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 Pumpkin
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins 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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ok
is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Pumpkin
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 Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 27 26 Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6 1 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4 9 Pumpkin
Carbs 5.2 6.5 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 0.8 Pumpkin
Calcium 13 21 Pumpkin
Potassium 533 340 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 12 Pumpkin
Sugar 3 2.76 Pumpkin
Fiber 2.2 0.5 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.127 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.32 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 44 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 20 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.05 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.6
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.298 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.061 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 1.1 Pumpkin
Folate 7 16 Pumpkin
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.052 Pumpkin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.013 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.005 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.012 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.029 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.031 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.046 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.054 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.011 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.032 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.035 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.016 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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.