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Arrowroot vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Arrowroot and Radish?

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Potassium, while Radish is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 78% higher.
  • Radish has 12 times less Vitamin B1 than Arrowroot. Arrowroot has 0.143mg of Vitamin B1, while Radish has 0.012mg.

We used Arrowroot, raw and Radishes, 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 +552.9%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +390%
Contains more Potassium +94.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Copper +142%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
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% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Contains more Iron +552.9%
Contains more Magnesium +150%
Contains more Phosphorus +390%
Contains more Potassium +94.8%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +125%
Contains more Copper +142%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%

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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Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1091.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +566.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +274.6%
Contains more Folate +1252%
Contains more Vitamin C +678.9%
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 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1091.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +566.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +274.6%
Contains more Folate +1252%
Contains more Vitamin C +678.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Radish Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 1.8g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.68g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 3.4g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 16kcal Arrowroot
Starch g 0g Radish
Fructose g 0.71g Radish
Sugar g 1.86g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1.6g Radish
Calcium 6mg 25mg Radish
Iron 2.22mg 0.34mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 10mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 20mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 233mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 39mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.28mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.05mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 7IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0mg Radish
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 14.8mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.012mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.039mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.254mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.165mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.071mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 25µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.3µg Radish
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Radish
Threonine mg 0.023mg Radish
Isoleucine mg 0.02mg Radish
Leucine mg 0.031mg Radish
Lysine mg 0.033mg Radish
Methionine mg 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine mg 0.035mg Radish
Histidine mg 0.013mg Radish
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.017g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.048g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Radish
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
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
11
Radish

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
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
0%
Radish

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.