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Bamboo shoot vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bamboo shoot and Welsh onion different?

  • Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Manganese, and Zinc, however Welsh onion is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Welsh onion is 161% higher.
  • Bamboo shoot contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Welsh onion. While Bamboo shoot contains 0.24mg of Vitamin B6, Welsh onion contains only 0.072mg.

Bamboo shoots, raw and Onions, welsh, raw are the varieties used 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
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Contains more Potassium +151.4%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +111.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +144%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Contains more Potassium +151.4%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +111.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Iron +144%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%

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 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +575%
Contains more Vitamin A +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +575%
Contains more Vitamin A +5700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169

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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
24
Bamboo shoot
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
5%
Bamboo shoot
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Bamboo shoot
2%
Welsh onion

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 Welsh onion
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Welsh onion
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?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 27 34 Welsh onion
Protein 2.6 1.9 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3 0.4 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 4 27 Welsh onion
Carbs 5.2 6.5 Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.5 1.22 Welsh onion
Calcium 13 18 Welsh onion
Potassium 533 212 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 3 23 Welsh onion
Sugar 3 2.18 Welsh onion
Fiber 2.2 2.4 Welsh onion
Copper 0.19 0.07 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1 0.52 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 59 49 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4 17 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20 1160 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 1 0.51 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.05 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.09 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.4 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161 0.169 Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.24 0.072 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 193.4 Welsh onion
Folate 7 16 Welsh onion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 0.067 Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.056 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 0.156 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.027 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 0.074 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 0.081 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 0.113 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 0.095 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 0.021 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 0.061 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 0.084 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 0.033 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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.