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Arrowroot vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Arrowroot and Chinese cabbage

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, however Chinese cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Calcium.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 68% more than Chinese cabbage.
  • Arrowroot has 6 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. While Arrowroot has 0.121mg of Copper, Chinese cabbage has only 0.021mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Arrowroot, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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 +177.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +231.6%
Contains more Copper +476.2%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 32% 30% 14% 16% 23% 9% 6% 7%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +231.6%
Contains more Copper +476.2%
Contains more Calcium +1650%

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 B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.1%
Contains more Folate +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +23415.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
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 269% 2% 0% 150% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 50% 0% 114%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.1%
Contains more Folate +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +23415.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +2268.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%

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 Chinese cabbage
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Chinese cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 1.18g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 1.5g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.39g 2.18g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 13kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.18g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1g Arrowroot
Calcium 6mg 105mg Chinese cabbage
Iron 2.22mg 0.8mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 19mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 37mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 252mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 65mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.19mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.021mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 4468IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E mg 0.09mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 45mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.04mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.07mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.5mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.088mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.194mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 66µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 45.5µg Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.015mg Chinese cabbage
Threonine mg 0.049mg Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.085mg Chinese cabbage
Leucine mg 0.088mg Chinese cabbage
Lysine mg 0.089mg Chinese cabbage
Methionine mg 0.009mg Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.044mg Chinese cabbage
Valine mg 0.066mg Chinese cabbage
Histidine mg 0.026mg Chinese cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.027g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.015g Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.096g Chinese cabbage

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Arrowroot Chinese cabbage
Low Fats diet Equal
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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
17
Chinese cabbage

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Chinese cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.