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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
Pea
5
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Contains more Iron +194%
Contains more Calcium +92.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Zinc +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.1%
Contains more Potassium +118.4%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +194%
Contains more Calcium +92.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Zinc +12.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +83.1%
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 C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +3725%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 C +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +3725%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +248.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +828.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
33%
Pea
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Bamboo shoot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Pea Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 81 27 Pea
Protein 5.42 2.6 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.3 Pea
Vitamin C 40 4 Pea
Carbs 14.45 5.2 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.5 Pea
Calcium 25 13 Pea
Potassium 244 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 33 3 Pea
Sugars 5.67 3 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 5.7 2.2 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.24 1.1 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 59 Pea
Sodium 5 4 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 765 20 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 1 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.15 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.07 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.6 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.161 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 0 Pea
Folate 65 7 Pea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.069 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.007 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.134 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 0.027 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.086 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.088 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.14 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.134 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.03 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.09 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.106 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.042 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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 of 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.