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Chili pepper vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chili pepper and Bamboo shoot

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin A, yet Bamboo shoot is higher in Vitamin K, Zinc, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Potassium.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 155% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Chili pepper contains 48 times more Vitamin A than Bamboo shoot. While Chili pepper contains 48µg of Vitamin A, Bamboo shoot contains only 1µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, 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 Iron +106%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains more Copper +47.3%
Contains more Zinc +323.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +106%
Contains more Magnesium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains more Copper +47.3%
Contains more Zinc +323.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.2%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Equal in Calcium - 13

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 C +3492.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4660%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 +3492.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4660%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 40kcal 27kcal Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.44g 0.3g Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7mg 4mg Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.31g 3g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 5.2g Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.03mg 0.5mg Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 13mg Chili pepper
Potassium 322mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 23mg 3mg Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 1.5g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.129mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.26mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 43mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 9mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 952IU 20IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.07mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.6mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.161mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.24mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 0µg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 7µg Chili pepper
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.069g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.007g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.134g Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.074mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.105mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.089mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.024mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.084mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.041mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper 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
66
Chili pepper
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.027g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
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 - $0.4)
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.

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.