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Bamboo shoot vs. Sweet potato leaves — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bamboo shoot and Sweet potato leaves

  • Bamboo shoot contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamin C, Calcium, and Iron than Sweet potato leaves.
  • Sweet potato leaves' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 252% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Bamboo shoots, raw and Sweet potato leaves, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +94%
Contains more Magnesium +2233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Selenium +12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 508
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64% 35% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 37% 50% 35% 45% 1% 0% 0% 0% 5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +94%
Contains more Magnesium +2233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.3%
Contains more Selenium +12.5%
Equal in Potassium - 508

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +18790%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.156
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 227% 0% 0% 37% 39% 80% 22% 14% 44% 0% 0% 756%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +18790%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +392.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.156

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Carbs +69.6%
Contains more Other +52.2%
Equal in Protein - 2.49
Equal in Water - 86.81
3% 5% 91%
Protein: 2.6 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 5.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 0.9 g
2% 9% 87%
Protein: 2.49 g
Fats: 0.51 g
Carbs: 8.82 g
Water: 86.81 g
Other: 1.37 g
Contains more Fats +70%
Contains more Carbs +69.6%
Contains more Other +52.2%
Equal in Protein - 2.49
Equal in Water - 86.81

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +70.1%
33% 3% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.069 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.134 g
31% 6% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.111 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.228 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -37.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +185.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +70.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bamboo shoot Sweet potato leaves
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Sweet potato leaves Opinion
Net carbs 3g 3.52g Sweet potato leaves
Protein 2.6g 2.49g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.51g Sweet potato leaves
Carbs 5.2g 8.82g Sweet potato leaves
Calories 27kcal 42kcal Sweet potato leaves
Sugar 3g Sweet potato leaves
Fiber 2.2g 5.3g Sweet potato leaves
Calcium 13mg 78mg Sweet potato leaves
Iron 0.5mg 0.97mg Sweet potato leaves
Magnesium 3mg 70mg Sweet potato leaves
Phosphorus 59mg 81mg Sweet potato leaves
Potassium 533mg 508mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 6mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Manganese 0.262mg Bamboo shoot
Selenium 0.8µg 0.9µg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin A 20IU 3778IU Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 189µg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin E 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 4mg 11mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.156mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.345mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 1.13mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.225mg Sweet potato leaves
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin K 0µg 302.2µg Sweet potato leaves
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.035mg Sweet potato leaves
Threonine 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.228mg Sweet potato leaves
Methionine 0.03mg 0.086mg Sweet potato leaves
Phenylalanine 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.111g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.02g Sweet potato leaves
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.228g Sweet potato leaves

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Sweet potato leaves
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Bamboo shoot
101%
Sweet potato leaves
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Bamboo shoot
20%
Sweet potato leaves

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is lower in Sugar (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato leaves
Sweet potato leaves is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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 leaves - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169303/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.