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Arrowroot vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 85)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Mexican tea
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Mexican tea
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
11
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
43
Mexican tea

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 Iron +18.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -39.5%
Contains more Calcium +4483.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Copper +57%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%
Contains more Iron +18.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +14%
Contains less Sodium -39.5%
Contains more Calcium +4483.3%
Contains more Potassium +39.4%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Copper +57%
Contains more Zinc +74.6%

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 +410.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +489.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +410.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +63.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +489.8%

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
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
2%
Mexican tea

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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 Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 65 32 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 0.33 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 1.9 3.6 Mexican tea
Carbs 13.39 7.44 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 1.88 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 454 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 25 121 Mexican tea
Sugars
Fiber 1.3 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.121 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.63 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 98 86 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 43 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 57 Mexican tea
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.028 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.639 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.179 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.152 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 Arrowroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 Arrowroot
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Threonine
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Phenylalanine
Valine
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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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