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Arrowroot vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Arrowroot and Fennel

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Copper, yet Fennel is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 78% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 14 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. Arrowroot contains 0.143mg of Vitamin B1, while Fennel contains 0.01mg.

Food types used in this article are Arrowroot, raw and Fennel, bulb, 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 +204.1%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +96%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +716.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Iron +204.1%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +96%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +716.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414

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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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1330%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +531.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4968.4%
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 40% 58% 12% 0% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 0% 157% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1330%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +466%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +531.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +4968.4%

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
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
18
Fennel

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
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Fennel

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 Fennel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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

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Arrowroot Fennel
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 Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 Fennel Opinion
Calories 65 31 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 1.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 1.9 12 Fennel
Net carbs 12.09000015258789 4.199999809265137 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 7.3 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.73 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 49 Fennel
Potassium 454 414 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 17 Arrowroot
Sugar 3.93 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.121 0.066 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.2 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 50 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 52 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.01 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.032 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.64 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.232 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.047 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 Fennel
Folate 338 27 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.09 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.