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Arrowroot vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Arrowroot and Rapini

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Copper, Potassium and Vitamin B6, however Rapini is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, Manganese, Fiber and Vitamin B2.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 64% more than Rapini.
  • Arrowroot has 3 times more Copper than Rapini. While Arrowroot has 0.121mg of Copper, Rapini has only 0.042mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Arrowroot, raw and Broccoli raab, raw.

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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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Rapini
Contains more Potassium +131.6%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.2%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 33% 18% 16% 14% 22% 32% 5%
Contains more Potassium +131.6%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +188.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.2%
Contains less Sodium -21.2%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Zinc +22.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.14

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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Rapini
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +307.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +963.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +13700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 2% 0% 0% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 0% 0% 254%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 68% 158% 33% 0% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 0% 560% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.6%
Contains more Folate +307.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +963.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +13700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +10.3%

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
35
Arrowroot
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
27
Rapini

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
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
3%
Rapini
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
2%
Rapini

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 Rapini
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Rapini
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rapini
Rapini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 0.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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 Rapini Opinion
Calories 65 22 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 3.17 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.49 Rapini
Vitamin C 1.9 20.2 Rapini
Carbs 13.39 2.85 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 2.14 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 108 Rapini
Potassium 454 196 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 22 Arrowroot
Sugars 0.38 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 2.7 Rapini
Copper 0.121 0.042 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.77 Rapini
Starch
Phosphorus 98 73 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 33 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 2622 Rapini
Vitamin E 1.62 Rapini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.162 Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.129 Rapini
Vitamin B3 1.693 1.221 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.322 Rapini
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.171 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 224 Rapini
Folate 338 83 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.05 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.026 Rapini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.13 Rapini
Tryptophan 0.043 Rapini
Threonine 0.106 Rapini
Isoleucine 0.104 Rapini
Leucine 0.17 Rapini
Lysine 0.198 Rapini
Methionine 0.048 Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.128 Rapini
Valine 0.153 Rapini
Histidine 0.066 Rapini
Fructose 0.17 Rapini

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/nutrients
  2. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.