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Arrowroot vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Arrowroot and Cucumber

  • Cucumber has less Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 83% more.
  • Arrowroot has 17 times more Vitamin B3 than Cucumber. Arrowroot has 1.693mg of Vitamin B3, while Cucumber has 0.098mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +692.9%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +208.8%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Copper +195.1%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Iron +692.9%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +208.8%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Copper +195.1%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%

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 +429.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +565%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.4%
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +565%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +47.4%

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 Cucumber
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 3.13g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.65g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.11g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 3.63g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 15kcal Arrowroot
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar g 1.67g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 0.5g Arrowroot
Calcium 6mg 16mg Cucumber
Iron 2.22mg 0.28mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 13mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 24mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 147mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 0.63mg 0.2mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.041mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 105IU Cucumber
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Cucumber
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 2.8mg Cucumber
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.027mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.033mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.098mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.259mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.04mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 7µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan mg 0.005mg Cucumber
Threonine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Isoleucine mg 0.021mg Cucumber
Leucine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Lysine mg 0.029mg Cucumber
Methionine mg 0.006mg Cucumber
Phenylalanine mg 0.019mg Cucumber
Valine mg 0.022mg Cucumber
Histidine mg 0.01mg Cucumber
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.005g Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.032g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.