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Pumpkin vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 2.76g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.013g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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?
?
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.
Pumpkin 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
Pumpkin 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
53
Pumpkin
10
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
12
Pumpkin
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 +250%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.121
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.7%
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 +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +44705.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292
Contains more Vitamin C +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +44705.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +182.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +336.1%
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
6%
Pumpkin
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
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 Pumpkin Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 26 65 Arrowroot
Protein 1 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.1 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 9 1.9 Pumpkin
Carbs 6.5 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 21 6 Pumpkin
Potassium 340 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 12 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 2.76 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 1.3 Arrowroot
Copper 0.127 0.121 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 44 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 1 26 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 19 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.059 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.292 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 Pumpkin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.004 Pumpkin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.012 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 Pumpkin
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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