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Winter melon vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 85)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 85mg)
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 contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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.
Winter melon Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars 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
Winter melon Arrowroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
9
Winter melon
10
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
7
Winter melon
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 +216.7%
Contains more Iron +455%
Contains more Potassium +7466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +426.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +415.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.63
Contains more Calcium +216.7%
Contains more Iron +455%
Contains more Potassium +7466.7%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Copper +426.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +415.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.6%
Equal in Zinc - 0.63

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 +584.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +660%
Contains more Vitamin C +584.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +660%

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
2%
Winter melon
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Winter melon
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 Winter melon Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 13 65 Arrowroot
Protein 0.4 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 13 1.9 Winter melon
Carbs 3 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 19 6 Winter melon
Potassium 6 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 10 25 Arrowroot
Sugars
Fiber 2.9 1.3 Winter melon
Copper 0.023 0.121 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.61 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 19 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 111 26 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 0 19 Arrowroot
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.059 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.039 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.004 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.002 Winter melon
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine 0.009 Winter melon
Methionine 0.003 Winter melon
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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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