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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 C, Folate, Iron and Fiber, yet Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin K, Copper and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 148% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 21 times more Vitamin C than Bamboo shoot. Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, while Bamboo shoot contains 4mg.

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
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Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +223.1%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +161.9%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +180%
Contains more Calcium +223.1%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Copper +171.4%
Contains more Zinc +161.9%
Contains less Sodium -84%

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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brussels sprout Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 43 27 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 2.6 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.3
Vitamin C 85 4 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 5.2 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.5 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 13 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 23 3 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 3 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 2.2 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.42 1.1 Bamboo shoot
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Phosphorus 69 59 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 4 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 754 20 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.07 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.6 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.161 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 0 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 7 Brussels sprout
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.069 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.007 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.134 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.027 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.086 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 0.088 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.14 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 0.134 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.03 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.09 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 0.106 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 0.042 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.