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Arrowroot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.164g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Ginger
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Ginger
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
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
17
Ginger

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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4
Ginger
Contains more Iron +270%
Contains more Zinc +85.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.2%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +86.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 415
Contains more Iron +270%
Contains more Zinc +85.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.2%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +86.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Potassium - 415

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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3
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +163.2%

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
3%
Ginger

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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 Ginger Opinion
Calories 65 80 Ginger
Protein 4.24 1.82 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 1.9 5 Ginger
Carbs 13.39 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.6 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 16 Ginger
Potassium 454 415 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 43 Ginger
Sugars 1.7 Ginger
Fiber 1.3 2 Ginger
Copper 0.121 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.63 0.34 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 34 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 19 0 Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.025 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.034 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.75 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.203 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.16 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Ginger
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.203 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.154 Ginger
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
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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