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Arrowroot vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Arrowroot and Gratin

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, however Gratin is richer in Calcium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily Folate needs 82% more than Gratin.
  • Gratin has 3 times less Iron than Arrowroot. Arrowroot has 2.22mg of Iron, while Gratin has 0.64mg.
  • Arrowroot contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter.

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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 +246.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +1883.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Contains more Iron +246.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +1883.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69

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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Gratin
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +2972.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
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 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +2972.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 9.47g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 5.06g Gratin
Fats 0.2g 7.59g Gratin
Carbs 13.39g 11.27g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 132kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.3g 1.8g Gratin
Calcium 6mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 2.22mg 0.64mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 113mg Gratin
Potassium 454mg 396mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 433mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.69mg Gratin
Copper 0.121mg 0.16mg Gratin
Vitamin A 19IU 264IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 9.9mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.064mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.116mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.993mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.387mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.174mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 11µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.07mg Gratin
Threonine mg 0.192mg Gratin
Isoleucine mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine mg 0.381mg Gratin
Methionine mg 0.117mg Gratin
Phenylalanine mg 0.254mg Gratin
Valine mg 0.325mg Gratin
Histidine mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 0mg 23mg Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0g g Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.039g 4.733g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 2.149g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.276g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Gratin
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
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
36
Gratin

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
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
11%
Gratin
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 407mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.694g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.