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Arrowroot vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Arrowroot and Jalapeño?

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Potassium, while Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin A.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 130% higher.
  • Jalapeño has 13 times less Folate than Arrowroot. Arrowroot has 338µg of Folate, while Jalapeño has 27µg.

We used Arrowroot, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +788%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5573.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5573.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
2%
Jalapeño

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 Jalapeño
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
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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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?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 65 29 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 0.91 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.37 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 1.9 118.6 Jalapeño
Net carbs 12.09000015258789 3.700000047683716 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 6.5 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.25 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 12 Jalapeño
Potassium 454 248 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 15 Arrowroot
Sugar 4.12 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.121 0.046 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.14 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 26 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 19 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.04 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.07 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.693 1.28 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.315 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 Jalapeño
Folate 338 27 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.092 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.029 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.