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Bamboo shoot vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bamboo shoot and Shallot

  • Bamboo shoot has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , Zinc, and Potassium, however Shallot is higher in Iron, Vitamin B6, and Folate.
  • Bamboo shoot covers your daily need of Copper 11% more than Shallot.
  • Bamboo shoot has 25 times more Vitamin E than Shallot. While Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , Shallot has only 0.04mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bamboo shoots, raw and Shallots, 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 +59.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Equal in Phosphorus - 60
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Equal in Phosphorus - 60

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 A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
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 Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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 Shallot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 3g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 2.6g 2.5g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 27kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g 7.87g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 13mg 37mg Shallot
Iron 0.5mg 1.2mg Shallot
Magnesium 3mg 21mg Shallot
Phosphorus 59mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 533mg 334mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 12mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.4mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 4IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 1mg 0.04mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 8mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.06mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.02mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.2mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.29mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 7µg 34µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.8µg Shallot
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.125mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.081mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.014g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.039g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bamboo shoot Shallot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.