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Brussels sprout vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brussels sprout and Bamboo shoot

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, and Fiber, yet Bamboo shoot is richer in Copper, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 148% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 10000000 times more Choline than Bamboo shoot. Brussels sprout contains 19.1mg of Choline, while Bamboo shoot contains 0mg.

Food types used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Bamboo shoots, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +223.1%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +161.9%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +223.1%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Zinc +161.9%
Contains more Copper +171.4%

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 A +3670%
Contains more Vitamin C +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +771.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.24
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +3670%
Contains more Vitamin C +2025%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +771.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.24

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 3g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 2.6g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.3g
Carbs 8.95g 5.2g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 27kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 3g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8g 2.2g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 13mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.5mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 3mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 59mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 25mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.42mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.07mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 754IU 20IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 4mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.6mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.161mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 61µg 7µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 0µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.027mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.086mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.088mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.14mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.134mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.03mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.106mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.042mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.069g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.007g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.134g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Bamboo shoot
Low Fats diet Equal
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
81
Brussels sprout
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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.

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.