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Bell pepper vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bell pepper and Bamboo shoot different?

  • Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, however Bamboo shoot is richer in Copper, Potassium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Manganese, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Bell pepper is 85% higher.
  • Bell pepper contains 3 times more Magnesium than Bamboo shoot. While Bell pepper contains 10mg of Magnesium, Bamboo shoot contains only 3mg.

Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Bamboo shoots, 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 Magnesium +233.3%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +47.1%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +204.6%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Contains more Zinc +746.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +195%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +47.1%
Contains more Calcium +30%
Contains more Potassium +204.6%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Contains more Zinc +746.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +195%

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 C +1910%
Contains more Vitamin A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.24
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +1910%
Contains more Vitamin A +1750%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.24

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
34
Bell pepper
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
24
Bamboo shoot

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
5%
Bell pepper
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Bamboo shoot

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.
Bell pepper Bamboo shoot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Bamboo shoot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 Bell pepper Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 20 27 Bamboo shoot
Protein 0.86 2.6 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.17 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 80.4 4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 2.940000057220459 3 Bamboo shoot
Carbs 4.64 5.2 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.5 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 10 13 Bamboo shoot
Potassium 175 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 10 3 Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4 3 Bell pepper
Fiber 1.7 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.066 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.13 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 20 59 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 3 4 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 370 20 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37 1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.057 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.028 0.07 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.48 0.6 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.099 0.161 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.224 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.4 0 Bell pepper
Folate 10 7 Bell pepper
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.058 0.069 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.007 Bell pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.036 0.086 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.024 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.036 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.039 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.007 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.092 0.09 Bell pepper
Valine 0.036 0.106 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.01 0.042 Bamboo shoot
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/nutrients
  2. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/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.