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Cucumber vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cucumber and Bamboo shoot

  • Cucumber contains less Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin E , and Phosphorus than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot's daily need coverage for Copper is 17% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Cucumber, with peel, 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 +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +262.6%
Contains more Copper +363.4%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Calcium +23.1%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +78.6%
Contains more Potassium +262.6%
Contains more Copper +363.4%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +145.8%

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 +425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500%
Equal in Folate - 7
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
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 A +425%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +455.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +112.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +512.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +500%
Equal in Folate - 7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cucumber Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 15kcal 27kcal Bamboo shoot
Protein 0.65g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.11g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 2.8mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Net carbs 3.13g 3g Cucumber
Carbs 3.63g 5.2g Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.28mg 0.5mg Bamboo shoot
Calcium 16mg 13mg Cucumber
Potassium 147mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 13mg 3mg Cucumber
Sugar 1.67g 3g Cucumber
Fiber 0.5g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.041mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.2mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Starch 0.83g g Cucumber
Phosphorus 24mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 2mg 4mg Cucumber
Vitamin A 105IU 20IU Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.027mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.098mg 0.6mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.259mg 0.161mg Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 16.4µg 0µg Cucumber
Folate 7µg 7µg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.069g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.007g Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032g 0.134g Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.005mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.019mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.029mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.029mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.006mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.019mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.022mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.01mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Fructose 0.87g g Cucumber

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Cucumber Bamboo shoot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Cucumber
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Cucumber
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.