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Arrowroot vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Arrowroot and Garden asparagus different?

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Phosphorus, while Garden asparagus is higher in Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 72% more than Garden asparagus.
  • Arrowroot contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Garden asparagus. Arrowroot contains 0.266mg of Vitamin B6, while Garden asparagus contains 0.091mg.

Arrowroot, raw and Asparagus, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Potassium +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.14
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Contains more Potassium +124.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Zinc +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.5%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.14

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 B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.3%
Contains more Folate +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
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 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +192.3%
Contains more Folate +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3878.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +139%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274

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
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
27
Garden asparagus

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Garden asparagus

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 Garden asparagus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Garden asparagus
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.88g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
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 - $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 Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 65 20 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 2.2 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.12 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 1.9 5.6 Garden asparagus
Net carbs 12.09000015258789 1.7799999713897705 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 3.88 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 2.14 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 24 Garden asparagus
Potassium 454 202 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 14 Arrowroot
Sugar 1.88 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 2.1 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.121 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.63 0.54 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 52 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 19 756 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.143
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.978 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.274 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.091 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 Garden asparagus
Folate 338 52 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.04 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0 Arrowroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.05 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.027 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 Garden asparagus

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.