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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.
  • 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 Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +1883.3%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.69
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Contains more Iron +246.9%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Calcium +1883.3%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
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 C +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
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 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
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 C +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%

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

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Arrowroot Gratin
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 is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 407mg)
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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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Gratin Opinion
Calories 65 132 Gratin
Protein 4.24 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.2 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 1.9 9.9 Gratin
Net carbs 12.09000015258789 9.470000267028809 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 11.27 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 23 Arrowroot
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.64 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 119 Gratin
Potassium 454 396 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 20 Arrowroot
Sugar
Fiber 1.3 1.8 Gratin
Copper 0.121 0.16 Gratin
Zinc 0.63 0.69 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 98 113 Gratin
Sodium 26 433 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 264 Gratin
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.064 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.993 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.174 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 338 11 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.039 4.733 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 Gratin
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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.