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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
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Tomato
Contains more Iron +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
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 C +621.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4284.2%
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 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
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 C +621.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4284.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Tomato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Arrowroot Tomato Opinion
Calories 65 18 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 0.88 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 1.9 13.7 Tomato
Carbs 13.39 3.89 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.27 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 10 Tomato
Potassium 454 237 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 11 Arrowroot
Sugars 2.63 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 1.2 Arrowroot
Copper 0.121 0.059 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.17 Arrowroot
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 98 24 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 5 Tomato
Vitamin A 19 833 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.037 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.019 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.594 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.089 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.08 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 Tomato
Folate 338 15 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.028 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.031 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.083 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018 Tomato
Leucine 0.025 Tomato
Lysine 0.027 Tomato
Methionine 0.006 Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.018 Tomato
Histidine 0.014 Tomato
Fructose 1.37 Tomato

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.