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Arrowroot vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Arrowroot and Peppers?

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, and Phosphorus, yet Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 267% more.
  • Arrowroot has 15 times more Folate than Peppers. While Arrowroot has 338µg of Folate, Peppers have only 23µg.

We used Arrowroot, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw types in this article.

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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 +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +378.7%
Contains more Folate +1369.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +6105.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +12663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.278
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +378.7%
Contains more Folate +1369.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +6105.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +12663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.278

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 7.96g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 2g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.39g 9.46g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 40kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 5.1g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1.5g Peppers
Calcium 6mg 18mg Peppers
Iron 2.22mg 1.2mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 25mg
Phosphorus 98mg 46mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 340mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.63mg 0.3mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 19IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.09mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.95mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.061mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 338µg 23µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 14.3µg Peppers
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.011g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.109g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Peppers
Low Fats diet Equal
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.