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Arrowroot vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Arrowroot and Rutabagas

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Copper, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B3, however Rutabagas has more Vitamin C.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 79% more.
  • Arrowroot has 5 times more Iron than Rutabagas. Arrowroot has 2.22mg of Iron, while Rutabagas have 0.44mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Rutabagas, raw.

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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 +404.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +278.1%
Contains more Calcium +616.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains more Iron +404.5%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.9%
Contains more Potassium +48.9%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +278.1%
Contains more Calcium +616.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%

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 A +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166%
Contains more Folate +1509.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1215.8%
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% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +850%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +82.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +166%
Contains more Folate +1509.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1215.8%

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 Rutabagas
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 6.32g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 1.08g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 8.62g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 37kcal Arrowroot
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar g 4.46g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 2.3g Rutabagas
Calcium 6mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 2.22mg 0.44mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 53mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 305mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.63mg 0.24mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.032mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 2IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0.3mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.09mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.04mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.7mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.16mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.1mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 21µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Rutabagas
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 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.088g Arrowroot

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Arrowroot Rutabagas
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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.46g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.