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Shallot vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Shallot and Bamboo shoot

  • Shallot has more Iron, Vitamin B6, and Folate, however Bamboo shoot is higher in Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E , Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Bamboo shoot covers your daily need of Copper 11% more than Shallot.
  • Shallot has 7 times more Magnesium than Bamboo shoot. While Shallot has 21mg of Magnesium, Bamboo shoot has only 3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Shallots, 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 Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 59
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +184.6%
Contains more Iron +140%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Potassium +59.6%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +175%
Contains more Copper +115.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 59

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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 C +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +385.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 3g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 16.8g 5.2g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 27kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 3.2g 2.2g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 13mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 0.5mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 3mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 59mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 12mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 0.4mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.088mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 4IU 20IU Bamboo shoot
Vitamin E 0.04mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 4mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.6mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.161mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.24mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 7µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 0µg Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.027mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg 0.086mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.088mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.14mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine 0.11mg 0.106mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.042mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.069g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.007g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.134g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot 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
15
Shallot
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
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)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.