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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
Contains more Phosphorus +20.4%
Contains more Potassium +151.4%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Zinc +111.5%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Iron +144%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.4%
Contains more Potassium +151.4%
Contains less Sodium -76.5%
Contains more Zinc +111.5%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Iron +144%
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 A +5700%
Contains more Vitamin C +575%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 A +5700%
Contains more Vitamin C +575%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.169

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bamboo shoot Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 3g 4.1g Welsh onion
Protein 2.6g 1.9g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.3g 0.4g Welsh onion
Carbs 5.2g 6.5g Welsh onion
Calories 27kcal 34kcal Welsh onion
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.2g 2.4g Welsh onion
Calcium 13mg 18mg Welsh onion
Iron 0.5mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 3mg 23mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 59mg 49mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 533mg 212mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 4mg 17mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.1mg 0.52mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.19mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 20IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 1mg 0.51mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.05mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.6mg 0.4mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.161mg 0.169mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.24mg 0.072mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 16µg Welsh onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086mg 0.074mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088mg 0.081mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14mg 0.113mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134mg 0.095mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03mg 0.021mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09mg 0.061mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106mg 0.084mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042mg 0.033mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.069g 0.067g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134g 0.156g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bamboo shoot Welsh onion
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
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

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.

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.