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Arrowroot vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 46)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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?
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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 Carrot
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 Carrot
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
97
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
10
Carrot

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
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1
Carrot
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +168.9%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +168.9%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Calcium +450%

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
:
4
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +87826.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.273
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +87826.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.273

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Carrot

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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 Carrot Opinion
Calories 65 41 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 0.93 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 1.9 5.9 Carrot
Carbs 13.39 9.58 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.3 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 33 Carrot
Potassium 454 320 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 12 Arrowroot
Sugars 4.74 Carrot
Fiber 1.3 2.8 Carrot
Copper 0.121 0.045 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.24 Arrowroot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 98 35 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 69 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.066 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.058 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.983 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.273 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.138 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.