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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 RAE.
  • 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 Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Copper +163%
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 A +5573.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +5573.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 3.7g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.91g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 13.39g 6.5g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 29kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar g 4.12g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 6mg 12mg Jalapeño
Iron 2.22mg 0.25mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 15mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 26mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 248mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.63mg 0.14mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.046mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.04mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.07mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 1.28mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.315mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 338µg 27µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.092g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.112g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Jalapeño
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
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

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
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 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)

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.