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Chili pepper vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Chili pepper Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper 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
81
Chili pepper
10
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chili pepper
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
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Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Iron +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.121
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Iron +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.121

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 +7463.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4910.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +7463.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4910.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.3%

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
11%
Chili pepper
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
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 Chili pepper Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 40 65 Arrowroot
Protein 1.87 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.44 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 1.9 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 14 6 Chili pepper
Potassium 322 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 23 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 5.3 Chili pepper
Fiber 1.5 1.3 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.121 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 43 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 9 26 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 19 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.059 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.266 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 Chili pepper
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.004 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.092 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
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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