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Arrowroot vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Arrowroot and Tomato?

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Tomato is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 81% higher.
  • Tomato has 8 times less Iron than Arrowroot. Arrowroot has 2.22mg of Iron, while Tomato has 0.27mg.

We used Arrowroot, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average types in this comparison.

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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 +722.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Iron +722.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%

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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Tomato
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.5%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4284.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +621.1%
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.5%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +4284.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +621.1%

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 Tomato
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 2.69g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.88g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 13.39g 3.89g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 18kcal Arrowroot
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar g 2.63g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1.2g Arrowroot
Calcium 6mg 10mg Tomato
Iron 2.22mg 0.27mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 11mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 24mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 237mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.63mg 0.17mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.059mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 833IU Tomato
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 13.7mg Tomato
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.037mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.019mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.594mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.089mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.08mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 15µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 7.9µg Tomato
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Tomato
Threonine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Isoleucine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Leucine mg 0.025mg Tomato
Lysine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Methionine mg 0.006mg Tomato
Phenylalanine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Valine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Histidine mg 0.014mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.083g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Tomato
Low Fats diet Equal
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.63g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.