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Arrowroot vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 3.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
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 cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Turnip
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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
9
Turnip

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
Turnip
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +42.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +42.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Calcium +400%

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
:
3
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1005.3%

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
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
0%
Turnip

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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 Turnip Opinion
Calories 65 28 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 0.9 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.1 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 1.9 21 Turnip
Carbs 13.39 6.43 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.3 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 30 Turnip
Potassium 454 191 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 11 Arrowroot
Sugars 3.8 Turnip
Fiber 1.3 1.8 Turnip
Copper 0.121 0.085 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.27 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 27 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 67 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 0 Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.03 Turnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.04 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.03 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.4 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.09 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Turnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.006 Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.053 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.009 Turnip
Threonine 0.025 Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036 Turnip
Leucine 0.033 Turnip
Lysine 0.036 Turnip
Methionine 0.011 Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017 Turnip
Valine 0.03 Turnip
Histidine 0.014 Turnip
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.