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Tomatillo vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Tomatillo and Bamboo shoot

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B3, however Bamboo shoot is richer in Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily Manganese needs 6641% more than Bamboo shoot.
  • Bamboo shoot has 10000000 times less Vitamin K than Tomatillo. Tomatillo has 10.1µg of Vitamin K, while Bamboo shoot has 0µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Tomatillos, 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 +24%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.3%
Contains more Potassium +98.9%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +140.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Calcium +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.3%
Contains more Potassium +98.9%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Copper +140.5%

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 +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.161
Equal in Folate - 7
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
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 +470%
Contains more Vitamin C +192.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +240.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +328.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.161
Equal in Folate - 7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 3g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 2.6g Bamboo shoot
Fats 1.02g 0.3g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 5.2g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 27kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 3g Bamboo shoot
Fiber 1.9g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 7mg 13mg Bamboo shoot
Iron 0.62mg 0.5mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 3mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 268mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 1mg 4mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.079mg 0.19mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 114IU 20IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 1mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 4mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.07mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.6mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.161mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 7µg 7µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 0µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.027mg Bamboo shoot
Threonine mg 0.086mg Bamboo shoot
Isoleucine mg 0.088mg Bamboo shoot
Leucine mg 0.14mg Bamboo shoot
Lysine mg 0.134mg Bamboo shoot
Methionine mg 0.03mg Bamboo shoot
Phenylalanine mg 0.09mg Bamboo shoot
Valine mg 0.106mg Bamboo shoot
Histidine mg 0.042mg Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.069g Bamboo shoot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.007g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.134g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo 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
13
Tomatillo
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
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%
Tomatillo
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.