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Napa cabbage vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Napa cabbage and Bamboo shoot?

  • Napa cabbage is richer in Folate, yet Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Copper, Zinc, and Phosphorus.
  • Bamboo shoot's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 16% higher.
  • Napa cabbage has 6 times more Folate than Bamboo shoot. Napa cabbage has 43µg of Folate, while Bamboo shoot has 7µg.

We used Cabbage, napa, cooked and Bamboo shoots, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +48%
Contains more Calcium +123.1%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +512.6%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +48%
Contains more Calcium +123.1%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +512.6%
Contains more Copper +97.9%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.5%
Contains less Sodium -63.6%

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 +1215%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +548.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
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 +1215%
Contains more Folate +514.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +548.6%

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
7
Napa cabbage
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
12
Napa 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
7%
Napa cabbage
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
2%
Napa cabbage
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Napa cabbage
1%
Bamboo shoot

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

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in vitamins
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Napa cabbage Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 12 27 Bamboo shoot
Protein 1.1 2.6 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.17 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 3.2 4 Bamboo shoot
Net carbs 2.2300000190734863 3 Bamboo shoot
Carbs 2.23 5.2 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.74 0.5 Napa cabbage
Calcium 29 13 Napa cabbage
Potassium 87 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 8 3 Napa cabbage
Sugar 3 Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.096 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.14 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 19 59 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 11 4 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 263 20 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.07 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.466 0.6 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.035 0.161 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Bamboo shoot
Folate 43 7 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.069 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 Bamboo shoot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.086 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.106 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.042 Bamboo shoot
Fructose

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.