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Bamboo shoot vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Bamboo shoot and Summer squash?

  • Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Zinc, and Vitamin E , yet Summer squash is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, and Folate.
  • Bamboo shoot's daily need coverage for Copper is 15% more.
  • Bamboo shoot has 8 times more Vitamin E than Summer squash. While Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , Summer squash has only 0.12mg.

We used Bamboo shoots, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, raw types 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
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.3%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Zinc +279.3%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 1% 8% 17%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.3%
Contains more Potassium +103.4%
Contains more Zinc +279.3%
Contains more Copper +272.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218
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 12% 3% 0% 57% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 22% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +325%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +102.9%
Contains more Folate +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.155
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.218

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Summer squash Opinion
Net carbs 3g 2.25g Bamboo shoot
Protein 2.6g 1.21g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.18g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 3.35g Bamboo shoot
Calories 27kcal 16kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.95g Summer squash
Sugar 3g 2.2g Summer squash
Fiber 2.2g 1.1g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 13mg 15mg Summer squash
Iron 0.5mg 0.35mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3mg 17mg Summer squash
Phosphorus 59mg 38mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 262mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 2mg Summer squash
Zinc 1.1mg 0.29mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.051mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 200IU Summer squash
Vitamin E 1mg 0.12mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 17mg Summer squash
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.048mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.142mg Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.487mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.155mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.218mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 29µg Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 3µg Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.011mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.028mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.069mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.065mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.017mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.041mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.053mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.025mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.044g Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.016g Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.089g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Summer squash
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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
12
Summer squash

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
1%
Summer squash

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.025g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
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 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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.