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Pea vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Pea and Bamboo shoot

  • Pea has more Vitamin C, Folate, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, however Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin K, and Potassium.
  • Pea covers your daily Vitamin C needs 40% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot has 11 times less Magnesium than Pea. Pea has 33mg of Magnesium, while Bamboo shoot has 3mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Peas, green, 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 +92.3%
Contains more Iron +194%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.7%
Contains more Potassium +118.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +92.3%
Contains more Iron +194%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.7%
Contains more Potassium +118.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Copper - 0.19

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
Pea
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +3725%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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 +3725%
Contains more Vitamin C +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42%

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.
Pea Bamboo shoot
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pea Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 3g Pea
Protein 5.42g 2.6g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.3g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 5.2g Pea
Calories 81kcal 27kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g g Pea
Sugar 5.67g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 5.7g 2.2g Pea
Calcium 25mg 13mg Pea
Iron 1.47mg 0.5mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 3mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 59mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 5mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.24mg 1.1mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 765IU 20IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 4mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.15mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.07mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.6mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.161mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 65µg 7µg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 0µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.027mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.086mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.088mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.14mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.134mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.03mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.09mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.106mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.042mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.069g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.007g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.134g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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
39
Pea
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.