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Arrowroot vs. Potato pancake — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Arrowroot and Potato pancake different?

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, however, Potato pancake is richer in Vitamin C, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 74% higher.
  • Arrowroot has less Sodium.

Arrowroot, raw and Potato pancakes are the varieties used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains more Manganese +49.4%
Contains more Selenium +1171.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41% 23% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 63% 26% 55% 55% 100% 20% 60% 34% 49%
Contains more Iron +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Calcium +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +44%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +48.8%
Contains more Manganese +49.4%
Contains more Selenium +1171.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Folate +724.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.672
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 5% 9% 93% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 31% 37% 41% 7%
Contains more Folate +724.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.672

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +69%
Contains more Protein +43.4%
Contains more Fats +7280%
Contains more Carbs +107.7%
Contains more Other +152.1%
4% 13% 81%
Protein: 4.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.39 g
Water: 80.75 g
Other: 1.42 g
6% 15% 28% 48% 4%
Protein: 6.08 g
Fats: 14.76 g
Carbs: 27.81 g
Water: 47.77 g
Other: 3.58 g
Contains more Water +69%
Contains more Protein +43.4%
Contains more Fats +7280%
Contains more Carbs +107.7%
Contains more Other +152.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +93150%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8069.6%
29% 3% 68%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.092 g
18% 27% 55%
Saturated Fat: 2.496 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.73 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 7.516 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -98.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +93150%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +8069.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Arrowroot Potato pancake
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Potato pancake Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 24.51g Potato pancake
Protein 4.24g 6.08g Potato pancake
Fats 0.2g 14.76g Potato pancake
Carbs 13.39g 27.81g Potato pancake
Calories 65kcal 268kcal Potato pancake
Starch 20.88g Potato pancake
Fructose 0.56g Potato pancake
Sugar 1.79g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 3.3g Potato pancake
Calcium 6mg 32mg Potato pancake
Iron 2.22mg 1.67mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 36mg Potato pancake
Phosphorus 98mg 128mg Potato pancake
Potassium 454mg 622mg Potato pancake
Sodium 26mg 764mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.7mg Potato pancake
Copper 0.121mg 0.18mg Potato pancake
Manganese 0.174mg 0.26mg Potato pancake
Selenium 0.7µg 8.9µg Potato pancake
Vitamin A 19IU 113IU Potato pancake
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 32µg Potato pancake
Vitamin E 0.23mg Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0IU 11IU Potato pancake
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Vitamin C 1.9mg 27.6mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.158mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.173mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 1.672mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.757mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.448mg Potato pancake
Folate 338µg 41µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Potato pancake
Choline 74.2mg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 2.7µg Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.087mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.24mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.28mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.442mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.389mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.137mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.3mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.369mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.141mg Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0mg 95mg Arrowroot
Saturated Fat 0.039g 2.496g Arrowroot
Omega-3 - DHA 0.008g Potato pancake
Omega-3 - EPA 0.001g Potato pancake
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 3.73g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 7.516g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Potato pancake
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Arrowroot
37%
Potato pancake
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
27%
Arrowroot
47%
Potato pancake

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 738mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.457g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/nutrients
  2. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.