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Peppers vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Peppers and Bamboo shoot?

  • Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Magnesium, yet Bamboo shoot is richer in Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 265% higher.
  • Peppers have 10000000 times more Vitamin K than Bamboo shoot. Peppers have 14.3µg of Vitamin K, while Bamboo shoot has 0µg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw 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 Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.19
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +38.5%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +28.3%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +266.7%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +5795%
Contains more Vitamin C +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 +5795%
Contains more Vitamin C +5962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.8%
Contains more Folate +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 3g Peppers
Protein 2g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 9.46g 5.2g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 27kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 1.5g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 18mg 13mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 0.5mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 3mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 340mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 7mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.3mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.174mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 1179IU 20IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 4mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.07mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.6mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.161mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.24mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 7µg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 0µg Peppers
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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.069g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.007g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.134g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppers 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
90
Peppers
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.