Bamboo shoots, canned
Bamboo shoots are used in numerous Asian dishes and broths. They are sold in various processed shapes, and are available in fresh, dried, and canned versions.
Raw bamboo shoots contain cyanogenic glycosides, natural toxins also contained in cassava. The toxins must be destroyed by thorough cooking and for this reason fresh bamboo shoots are often boiled before being used in other ways. The toxins are also destroyed in the canning process.
Canned bamboo shoots Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health BenefitsTweet
The composition of canned bamboo shoots is 94.32% water, 3.22% carbohydrates, 1.72% protein, 1.4% dietary fiber, and 0.4% fat. One cup of canned bamboo shoots will give you with 4.218 grams of carbohydrates. It is equal to 3.24 percent of the 130 grams of carbohydrates you need on a daily basis. That same in an amount measuring 100 grams (3.5 Oz), canned bamboo shoots provide 79 kilojoules (19 kilocalories) of energy and is a good source of Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) (10.46% of the Daily Value). This means that if you add canned bamboo shoots in your diet it will help your body to produce red blood cells (RBCs) and neurotransmitters, maintain metabolism of fats and carbohydrates into monosaccharides, break down peptides into amino acid monomers so that it can be used in the body and will be effective against mood disorders like depression, because vitamin B6 is responsible for creating neurotransmitters and regulates emotions through hormones like serotonin and dopamineAlzheimer’s disease with the help of other vitaminsanemia. Furthermore they contain a good amount of Copper (12.67% DV).