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Arrowroot vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 6.76g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Arrowroot Beetroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Arrowroot
5
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
13
Beetroot

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 +177.5%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +145%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Potassium +39.7%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +80%
Contains more Phosphorus +145%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 23

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +406.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +361.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +406.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +73.7%

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 the food
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Beetroot

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Arrowroot Beetroot Opinion
Calories 65 43 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 1.61 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.17 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 1.9 4.9 Beetroot
Carbs 13.39 9.56 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.8 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 16 Beetroot
Potassium 454 325 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 23 Arrowroot
Sugars 6.76 Beetroot
Fiber 1.3 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.121 0.075 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.35 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 40 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 78 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 33 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 Beetroot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.031 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.04 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.334 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.155 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.067 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 Beetroot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.032 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.06 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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