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Chinese cabbage vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chinese cabbage and Bamboo shoot

  • Chinese cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, and Calcium, however Bamboo shoot has more Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Potassium, and Vitamin E .
  • Chinese cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 46% more.
  • Chinese cabbage has 223 times more Vitamin A RAE than Bamboo shoot. Chinese cabbage has 223µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Bamboo shoot has 1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 +707.7%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Copper +804.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +707.7%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Magnesium +533.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +59.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Zinc +478.9%
Contains more Copper +804.8%

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 +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Folate +842.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
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 +22240%
Contains more Vitamin C +1025%
Contains more Folate +842.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese cabbage Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 1.18g 3g Bamboo shoot
Protein 1.5g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 2.18g 5.2g Bamboo shoot
Calories 13kcal 27kcal Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.18g 3g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 1g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 105mg 13mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 0.8mg 0.5mg Chinese cabbage
Magnesium 19mg 3mg Chinese cabbage
Phosphorus 37mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 252mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 65mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.19mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.021mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 4468IU 20IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 45mg 4mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.07mg
Vitamin B3 0.5mg 0.6mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.088mg 0.161mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.194mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 66µg 7µg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 45.5µg 0µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.049mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.085mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.088mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.089mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.009mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.044mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.066mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.026mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.069g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.015g 0.007g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.096g 0.134g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chinese cabbage Bamboo shoot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
56
Chinese cabbage
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese cabbage
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
9%
Chinese cabbage
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
2%
Chinese cabbage
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Chinese cabbage
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.