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Arrowroot vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Arrowroot and Chives

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, however Chives are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Chives covers your daily need of Vitamin C 62% more than Arrowroot.
  • Arrowroot has 3 times more Folate than Chives. While Arrowroot has 338µg of Folate, Chives have only 105µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Arrowroot, raw and Chives, 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 +38.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Contains more Iron +38.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Copper +29.8%

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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Chives
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +221.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +22810.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2957.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
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 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +221.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +22810.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2957.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Chives Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 1.85g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 3.27g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.73g Chives
Carbs 13.39g 4.35g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 30kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.85g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2.5g Chives
Calcium 6mg 92mg Chives
Iron 2.22mg 1.6mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 42mg Chives
Phosphorus 98mg 58mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 296mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 3mg Chives
Zinc 0.63mg 0.56mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.157mg Chives
Vitamin A 19IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E mg 0.21mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 58.1mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.078mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.647mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.138mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 105µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine mg 0.057mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.146g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.267g Chives

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Arrowroot Chives
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
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
30
Chives

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%
Chives
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.107g)
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 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.
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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.