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Arrowroot vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.88g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot 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 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 Garden asparagus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Garden asparagus
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
28
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
16
Garden asparagus

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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Contains more Potassium +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.14
Contains more Potassium +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.14

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 B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Garden asparagus

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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 Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 65 20 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 2.2 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.12 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 1.9 5.6 Garden asparagus
Carbs 13.39 3.88 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 2.14 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 24 Garden asparagus
Potassium 454 202 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 14 Arrowroot
Sugars 1.88 Garden asparagus
Fiber 1.3 2.1 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.121 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.63 0.54 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 52 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 19 756 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.143
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.978 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.274 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.091 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.04 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0 Arrowroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.05 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 Garden asparagus
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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