Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Jalapeño vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

A recap on differences between Jalapeño and Bamboo shoot

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6 and Vitamin A, yet Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Potassium and Manganese.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 127% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Jalapeño contains 54 times more Vitamin A than Bamboo shoot. While Jalapeño contains 54µg of Vitamin A, Bamboo shoot contains only 1µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Bamboo shoots, raw.

Infographic

Jalapeño vs Bamboo shoot infographic
Copy infographic link

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 Magnesium +400%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.9%
Equal in Calcium - 13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +114.9%
Contains more Copper +313%
Contains more Zinc +685.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.9%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2865%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +2865%
Contains more Vitamin A +5290%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +113.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +275%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.07

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
64
Jalapeño
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
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.
Jalapeño Bamboo shoot
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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 Jalapeño Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 29 27 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 2.6 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.37 0.3 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 4 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 5.2 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.5 Bamboo shoot
Calcium 12 13 Bamboo shoot
Potassium 248 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 15 3 Jalapeño
Sugars 4.12 3 Bamboo shoot
Fiber 2.8 2.2 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.14 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 26 59 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 3 4 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 20 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 1 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.07
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.6 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.161 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.24 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 0 Jalapeño
Folate 27 7 Jalapeño
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.069 Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.007 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 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 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.