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Bamboo shoot vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bamboo shoot and Seaweed

  • Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B1, while Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 55% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 120 times less Vitamin B6 than Bamboo shoot. Bamboo shoot contains 0.24mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Bamboo shoot is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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 Potassium +498.9%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Iron +470%
Contains more Calcium +1192.3%
Contains more Magnesium +3933.3%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +498.9%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Iron +470%
Contains more Calcium +1192.3%
Contains more Magnesium +3933.3%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%

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 C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11900%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +298.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
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 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
Contains more Vitamin C +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11900%
Contains more Vitamin A +480%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +298.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%

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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
3%
Seaweed

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

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Bamboo shoot Seaweed
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?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 229mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.178g)
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.
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 Seaweed Opinion
Calories 27 43 Seaweed
Protein 2.6 1.68 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 4 3 Bamboo shoot
Net carbs 3 8.270000457763672 Seaweed
Carbs 5.2 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 13 168 Seaweed
Potassium 533 89 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 121 Seaweed
Sugar 3 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 2.2 1.3 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19 0.13 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 59 42 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 233 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 116 Seaweed
Vitamin E 1 0.87 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.05 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.47 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.002 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 66 Seaweed
Folate 7 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.247 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.047 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.086 0.055 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.076 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.083 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.082 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.025 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.043 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.072 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.024 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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.