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Bamboo shoot vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bamboo shoot and Sweet potato

  • Bamboo shoot has more Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, however Sweet potato is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Sweet potato covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 79% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot has 4 times more Vitamin E than Sweet potato. While Bamboo shoot has 1mg of Vitamin E , Sweet potato has only 0.26mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Bamboo shoots, raw and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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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 Phosphorus +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.5%
Contains more Potassium +58.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Calcium +130.8%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%

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 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +70835%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.9%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.557
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 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +70835%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +396.9%
Contains more Folate +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.557

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 Sweet potato
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 3g 17.12g Sweet potato
Protein 2.6g 1.57g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.05g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.2g 20.12g Sweet potato
Calories 27kcal 86kcal Sweet potato
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar 3g 4.18g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.2g 3g Sweet potato
Calcium 13mg 30mg Sweet potato
Iron 0.5mg 0.61mg Sweet potato
Magnesium 3mg 25mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 59mg 47mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 337mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 55mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.3mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.151mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 1mg 0.26mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 2.4mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.078mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.061mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.557mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.209mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 11µg Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 1.8µg Sweet potato
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.031mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.086mg 0.083mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.055mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.092mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.066mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.029mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.089mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.031mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.001g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.014g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Sweet potato
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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
21
Sweet potato

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
0%
Sweet potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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.
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.