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Fennel vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fennel and Bamboo shoot

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however Bamboo shoot is higher in Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 52% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Fennel has 48 times more Vitamin A RAE than Bamboo shoot. While Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, Bamboo shoot has only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fennel, bulb, 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 +276.9%
Contains more Iron +46%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +187.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +276.9%
Contains more Iron +46%
Contains more Magnesium +466.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +18%
Contains more Potassium +28.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +187.9%

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
Fennel
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +4715%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.1%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
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 +4715%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.1%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +410.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 3g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 7.3g 5.2g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 27kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 3.1g 2.2g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 13mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.5mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 3mg Fennel
Phosphorus 50mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 414mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 52mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.2mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.066mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 963IU 20IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 4mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.6mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.161mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 27µg 7µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 0µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.069g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.007g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.134g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Bamboo shoot
Low Fats diet ok
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
28
Fennel
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
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
7%
Fennel
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.
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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.