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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 Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Potassium +86.1%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +45.5%

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

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
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 Pea Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 8.75g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 5.42g Pea
Fats 0.2g 0.4g Pea
Carbs 13.39g 14.45g Pea
Calories 65kcal 81kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.39g Pea
Sugar g 5.67g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 5.7g Pea
Calcium 6mg 25mg Pea
Iron 2.22mg 1.47mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 33mg Pea
Phosphorus 98mg 108mg Pea
Potassium 454mg 244mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 5mg Pea
Zinc 0.63mg 1.24mg Pea
Copper 0.121mg 0.176mg Pea
Vitamin A 19IU 765IU Pea
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Pea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 40mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.266mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.132mg Pea
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 2.09mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.104mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.169mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 65µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 24.8µg Pea
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Pea
Threonine mg 0.203mg Pea
Isoleucine mg 0.195mg Pea
Leucine mg 0.323mg Pea
Lysine mg 0.317mg Pea
Methionine mg 0.082mg Pea
Phenylalanine mg 0.2mg Pea
Valine mg 0.235mg Pea
Histidine mg 0.107mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.071g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.035g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.187g Pea

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Arrowroot Pea
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
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 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.

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.