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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 RAE.
  • 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 Phosphorus +96%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +716.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Iron +204.1%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +96%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Copper +83.3%
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 A +4968.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +531.6%
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 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
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 A +4968.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +531.6%

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 Fennel
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 4.2g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 1.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.39g 7.3g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 31kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.93g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 6mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 2.22mg 0.73mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 50mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 414mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 52mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.2mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.066mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.01mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.032mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.64mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.232mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.047mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 27µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.09g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Fennel
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
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

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
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 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.

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.