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Pumpkin vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pumpkin and Bamboo shoot different?

  • Pumpkin is richer in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C, while Bamboo shoot is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, and Potassium.
  • Pumpkin covers your daily need of Vitamin A 47% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Pumpkin contains 4 times more Magnesium than Bamboo shoot. Pumpkin contains 12mg of Magnesium, while Bamboo shoot contains 3mg.

Pumpkin, raw and Bamboo shoots, raw types were used in this article.

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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 +60%
Contains more Calcium +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +60%
Contains more Calcium +61.5%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Copper +49.6%
Contains more Zinc +243.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.1%

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 +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +42465%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +293.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
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 +125%
Contains more Vitamin A +42465%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +293.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6

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
55
Pumpkin
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Pumpkin
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
6%
Pumpkin
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
1%
Bamboo shoot

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Pumpkin 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 lower in Sugar?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pumpkin Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 26 27 Bamboo shoot
Protein 1 2.6 Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.1 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 9 4 Pumpkin
Net carbs 6 3 Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5 5.2 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.5 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 13 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 12 3 Pumpkin
Sugar 2.76 3 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.127 0.19 Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.32 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 44 59 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 1 4 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 20 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.07 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.6
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.161 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 0 Pumpkin
Folate 16 7 Pumpkin
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.069 Pumpkin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.007 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.027 Bamboo shoot
Threonine 0.029 0.086 Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine 0.031 0.088 Bamboo shoot
Leucine 0.046 0.14 Bamboo shoot
Lysine 0.054 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.011 0.03 Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.09 Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.035 0.106 Bamboo shoot
Histidine 0.016 0.042 Bamboo shoot
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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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.