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Arrowroot vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Arrowroot and Brussels sprout

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Copper, yet Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Manganese.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily Vitamin C needs 92% more than Arrowroot.
  • Arrowroot contains 6 times more Folate than Brussels sprout. While Arrowroot contains 338µg of Folate, Brussels sprout contains only 61µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Arrowroot, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 25

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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Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +454.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.309
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +454.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.309

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Arrowroot Brussels sprout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 5.15g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 3.38g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Brussels sprout
Carbs 13.39g 8.95g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 43kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar g 2.2g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 6mg 42mg Brussels sprout
Iron 2.22mg 1.4mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 23mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 69mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 389mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.63mg 0.42mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.07mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.139mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.745mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.309mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.219mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 61µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.062g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.023g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Brussels sprout
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Arrowroot
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
23
Brussels sprout

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 food.
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to 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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.