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Arrowroot vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Arrowroot and Summer squash different?

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Summer squash is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 77% more than Summer squash.
  • Arrowroot contains 6 times more Iron than Summer squash. Arrowroot contains 2.22mg of Iron, while Summer squash contains 0.35mg.

Arrowroot, raw and Squash, summer, all varieties, raw types were 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 +534.3%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +137.3%
Contains more Zinc +117.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 17% 8% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +534.3%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +137.3%
Contains more Zinc +117.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%

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 +197.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22%
Contains more Folate +1065.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +794.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 2% 0% 0% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 0% 0% 254%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 57% 12% 3% 0% 12% 33% 10% 10% 51% 0% 8% 22%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +247.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22%
Contains more Folate +1065.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +794.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.7%

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
18
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
12
Summer squash

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
7%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Summer squash

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

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Arrowroot Summer squash
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Summer squash Opinion
Calories 65 16 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 1.21 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.18 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 1.9 17 Summer squash
Net carbs 12.09000015258789 2.25 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 3.35 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.35 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 15 Summer squash
Potassium 454 262 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 17 Arrowroot
Sugar 2.2 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 1.1 Arrowroot
Copper 0.121 0.051 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.29 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 38 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 19 200 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.048 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.487 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.155 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.218 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 Summer squash
Folate 338 29 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.044 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.089 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.011 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 Summer squash
Fructose 0.95 Summer squash

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. Summer squash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170487/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.