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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, 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 Potassium +80.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +476.2%
Contains more Zinc +231.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +1650%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Potassium +80.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Copper +476.2%
Contains more Zinc +231.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +164.9%
Contains less Sodium -60%
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 C +2268.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +23415.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
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 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
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 C +2268.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +23415.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%

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 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Arrowroot Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 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 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 65 13 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 1.5 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 1.9 45 Chinese cabbage
Net carbs 12.09000015258789 1.1799999475479126 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 2.18 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.8 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 454 252 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 19 Arrowroot
Sugar 1.18 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 1 Arrowroot
Copper 0.121 0.021 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.19 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 37 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 65 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.09 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.04 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.5 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.088 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.194 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 45.5 Chinese cabbage
Folate 338 66 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.096 Chinese cabbage
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 Chinese cabbage
Fructose

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.

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