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Arrowroot vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Arrowroot and Tomatillo

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, while Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin C.
  • Tomatillo's daily need coverage for Manganese is 6645% higher.
  • Tomatillo contains 48 times less Folate than Arrowroot. Arrowroot contains 338µg of Folate, while Tomatillo contains 7µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Tomatillos, 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 +258.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.3%
Contains more Potassium +69.4%
Contains more Zinc +186.4%
Contains more Copper +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Contains more Iron +258.1%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +151.3%
Contains more Potassium +69.4%
Contains more Zinc +186.4%
Contains more Copper +53.2%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%

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 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Vitamin C +515.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.85
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 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +375%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Vitamin C +515.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.85

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 Tomatillo
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Tomatillo Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 3.94g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.96g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 1.02g Tomatillo
Carbs 13.39g 5.84g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 32kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.93g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1.9g Tomatillo
Calcium 6mg 7mg Tomatillo
Iron 2.22mg 0.62mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 39mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 268mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 1mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.63mg 0.22mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.079mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 114IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E mg 0.38mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 11.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.044mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.035mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 1.85mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.15mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.056mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 7µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 10.1µg Tomatillo
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 0.139g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.155g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.417g Tomatillo

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Arrowroot Tomatillo
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
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
14
Tomatillo

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%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
5%
Tomatillo

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.1g)
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.

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.