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Arrowroot vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Arrowroot and Shallot

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus, yet Shallot is richer in Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 76% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Shallot. Arrowroot contains 1.693mg of Vitamin B3, while Shallot contains 0.2mg.

Food types used in this article are Arrowroot, raw and Shallots, 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 +85%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +57.5%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
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 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +57.5%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
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 +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +746.5%
Contains more Folate +894.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
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% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +746.5%
Contains more Folate +894.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29

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 Shallot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 4.24g 2.5g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 65kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 7.87g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 6mg 37mg Shallot
Iron 2.22mg 1.2mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 21mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 60mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 334mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 12mg Shallot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.4mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.088mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 4IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0.04mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 8mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.06mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.02mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.2mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.29mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 338µg 34µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.8µg Shallot
Tryptophan mg 0.028mg Shallot
Threonine mg 0.098mg Shallot
Isoleucine mg 0.106mg Shallot
Leucine mg 0.149mg Shallot
Lysine mg 0.125mg Shallot
Methionine mg 0.027mg Shallot
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Shallot
Valine mg 0.11mg Shallot
Histidine mg 0.043mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.014g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.039g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Shallot
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
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.