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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
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Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Equal in Magnesium - 23
Equal in Sodium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
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 C +4373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.309
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 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +454.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +4373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.139
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.309

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

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 Brussels sprout
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Brussels sprout
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 contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (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 - 14)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 65 43 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 3.38 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.3 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 1.9 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 13.39 8.95 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 1.4 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 42 Brussels sprout
Potassium 454 389 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 23 Arrowroot
Sugars 2.2 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.121 0.07 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.42 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 69 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 25 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 19 754 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.139 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.09 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.745 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.309 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.219 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 338 61 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.062 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.023 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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. 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.