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Arrowroot vs Garlic - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Arrowroot and Garlic

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, and Vitamin B3, however Garlic has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C, Selenium, Copper, Calcium, and Phosphorus.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 84% more.
  • Arrowroot has 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Garlic. Arrowroot has 1.693mg of Vitamin B3, while Garlic has 0.7mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Garlic, 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 +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +2916.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.1%
Contains less Sodium -34.6%
Contains more Zinc +84.1%
Contains more Copper +147.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +2916.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.1%
Contains less Sodium -34.6%
Contains more Zinc +84.1%
Contains more Copper +147.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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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Garlic
Contains more Vitamin A +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Folate +11166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1542.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +364.3%
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 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Folate +11166.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1542.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +364.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Garlic Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 30.96g Garlic
Protein 4.24g 6.36g Garlic
Fats 0.2g 0.5g Garlic
Carbs 13.39g 33.06g Garlic
Calories 65kcal 149kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2.1g Garlic
Calcium 6mg 181mg Garlic
Iron 2.22mg 1.7mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 25mg
Phosphorus 98mg 153mg Garlic
Potassium 454mg 401mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 17mg Garlic
Zinc 0.63mg 1.16mg Garlic
Copper 0.121mg 0.299mg Garlic
Vitamin A 19IU 9IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Garlic
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 31.2mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.2mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.11mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.7mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.596mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 1.235mg Garlic
Folate 338µg 3µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Garlic
Tryptophan mg 0.066mg Garlic
Threonine mg 0.157mg Garlic
Isoleucine mg 0.217mg Garlic
Leucine mg 0.308mg Garlic
Lysine mg 0.273mg Garlic
Methionine mg 0.076mg Garlic
Phenylalanine mg 0.183mg Garlic
Valine mg 0.291mg Garlic
Histidine mg 0.113mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.089g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.011g Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.249g Garlic

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Arrowroot Garlic
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
43
Garlic
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
46
Garlic

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
38%
Garlic
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
33%
Garlic
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
2%
Garlic

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.

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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.