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Arrowroot vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 85)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 0.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 846mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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 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 Wakame
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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 Wakame
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
14
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
20
Arrowroot
44
Wakame

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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3
Wakame
Contains more Potassium +808%
Contains more Zinc +65.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Magnesium +328%
Contains more Copper +134.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.18
Contains more Potassium +808%
Contains more Zinc +65.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.5%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Calcium +2400%
Contains more Magnesium +328%
Contains more Copper +134.7%
Equal in Iron - 2.18

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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6
Wakame
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13200%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1794.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13200%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1794.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +138.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.6

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
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
9%
Wakame
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
3%
Wakame

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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 Wakame Opinion
Calories 65 45 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 3.03 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.64 Wakame
Vitamin C 1.9 3 Wakame
Carbs 13.39 9.14 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 2.18 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 150 Wakame
Potassium 454 50 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 107 Wakame
Sugars 0.65 Wakame
Fiber 1.3 0.5 Arrowroot
Copper 0.121 0.284 Wakame
Zinc 0.63 0.38 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 80 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 872 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 360 Wakame
Vitamin E 1 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.06 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.23 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.693 1.6 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.697 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.002 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 Wakame
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.13 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.058 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.218 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 Wakame
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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