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Garden asparagus vs Arrowroot - 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 is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.88g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Garden asparagus Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus Arrowroot
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
28
Garden asparagus
10
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
16
Garden asparagus
20
Arrowroot

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
:
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Potassium +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.22
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Potassium +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.22

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 C +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292
Contains more Vitamin C +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292

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
13%
Garden asparagus
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
1%
Arrowroot

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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 Garden asparagus Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 20 65 Arrowroot
Protein 2.2 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.12 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 5.6 1.9 Garden asparagus
Carbs 3.88 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 24 6 Garden asparagus
Potassium 202 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 14 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 1.88 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 1.3 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189 0.121 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 52 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 2 26 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 19 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.143
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.059 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.004 Arrowroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.092 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
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