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Arrowroot vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Arrowroot and Pea

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, while Pea has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 68% higher.
  • Pea contains 2 times less Potassium than Arrowroot. Arrowroot contains 454mg of Potassium, while Pea contains 244mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Peas, green, 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
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Pea
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Potassium +86.1%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Potassium +86.1%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Folate +420%
Contains more Vitamin C +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3926.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.4%
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 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Folate +420%
Contains more Vitamin C +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3926.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.4%

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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
2%
Pea

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

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Arrowroot Pea
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?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Pea Opinion
Calories 65 81 Pea
Protein 4.24 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.2 0.4 Pea
Vitamin C 1.9 40 Pea
Carbs 13.39 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 1.47 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 25 Pea
Potassium 454 244 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 33 Pea
Sugar 5.67 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.121 0.176 Pea
Zinc 0.63 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 98 108 Pea
Sodium 26 5 Pea
Vitamin A 19 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 1.693 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.104 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.169 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 Pea
Folate 338 65 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.071 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.187 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.