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Arrowroot vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Arrowroot and Red cabbage different?

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, however Red cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 80% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 7 times more Copper than Red cabbage. While Arrowroot contains 0.121mg of Copper, Red cabbage contains only 0.017mg.

Arrowroot, raw and Cabbage, red, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +226.7%
Contains more Potassium +86.8%
Contains more Zinc +186.4%
Contains more Copper +611.8%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Equal in Sodium - 27
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 30% 12% 13% 22% 4% 6% 6%
Contains more Iron +177.5%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +226.7%
Contains more Potassium +86.8%
Contains more Zinc +186.4%
Contains more Copper +611.8%
Contains more Calcium +650%
Equal in Sodium - 27

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 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +305%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Contains more Folate +1777.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5773.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.9%
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 67% 3% 0% 190% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 14% 0% 96%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +305%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.3%
Contains more Folate +1777.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5773.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.9%

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 Red cabbage
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Red cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 5.27g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 1.43g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 7.37g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 31kcal Arrowroot
Starch g 0g Red cabbage
Fructose g 1.48g Red cabbage
Sugar g 3.83g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2.1g Red cabbage
Calcium 6mg 45mg Red cabbage
Iron 2.22mg 0.8mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 16mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 30mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 243mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 27mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.22mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.017mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 1116IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Red cabbage
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 57mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.064mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.069mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.418mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.147mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.209mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 18µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 38.2µg Red cabbage
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Red cabbage
Threonine mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Isoleucine mg 0.034mg Red cabbage
Leucine mg 0.046mg Red cabbage
Lysine mg 0.049mg Red cabbage
Methionine mg 0.014mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Red cabbage
Valine mg 0.048mg Red cabbage
Histidine mg 0.024mg Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.021g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.012g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.08g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Red cabbage
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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
13
Red cabbage

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Red cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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 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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.