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Arrowroot vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Arrowroot and Ginger

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, however Ginger is higher in Copper.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 82% more than Ginger.
  • Arrowroot has 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Ginger. While Arrowroot has 0.143mg of Vitamin B1, Ginger has only 0.025mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Arrowroot, raw and Ginger root, 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 +270%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.2%
Contains more Zinc +85.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +86.8%
Equal in Potassium - 415
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% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Iron +270%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.2%
Contains more Zinc +85.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Copper +86.8%
Equal in Potassium - 415

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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Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.3%
Contains more Folate +2972.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +163.2%
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 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +73.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.3%
Contains more Folate +2972.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +163.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 4.24g 1.82g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 13.39g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 65kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.7g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2g Ginger
Calcium 6mg 16mg Ginger
Iron 2.22mg 0.6mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 98mg 34mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 415mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 0.63mg 0.34mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 19IU 0IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 5mg Ginger
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.025mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.034mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.75mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.203mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.16mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 11µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Ginger
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Ginger
Threonine mg 0.036mg Ginger
Isoleucine mg 0.051mg Ginger
Leucine mg 0.074mg Ginger
Lysine mg 0.057mg Ginger
Methionine mg 0.013mg Ginger
Phenylalanine mg 0.045mg Ginger
Valine mg 0.073mg Ginger
Histidine mg 0.03mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.203g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.154g Ginger

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Arrowroot Ginger
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
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.164g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.