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Arrowroot vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Arrowroot and Truffle

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, yet Truffle is higher in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus.
  • Truffle covers your daily Fiber needs 275% more than Arrowroot.
  • Arrowroot contains 9 times more Folate than Truffle. While Arrowroot contains 338µg of Folate, Truffle contains only 38µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Arrowroot, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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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Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Iron +164.9%
Contains more Calcium +2550%
Contains more Potassium +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +232%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +109.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 221% 48% 67% 60% 61% 37% 79% 5%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Iron +164.9%
Contains more Calcium +2550%
Contains more Potassium +66.1%
Contains more Magnesium +232%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains more Zinc +109.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.8%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +853.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.5%
Contains more Folate +789.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1330.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.7%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 0% 0% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +853.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +137.5%
Contains more Folate +789.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1330.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +270.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.7%

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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
73%
Truffle
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
3%
Truffle

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 Truffle
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Arrowroot Truffle
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 is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 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 Truffle Opinion
Calories 65 284 Truffle
Protein 4.24 9.25 Truffle
Fats 0.2 0.73 Truffle
Vitamin C 1.9 0 Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39 73.01 Truffle
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 5.88 Truffle
Calcium 6 159 Truffle
Potassium 454 754 Truffle
Magnesium 25 83 Truffle
Sugars
Fiber 1.3 70.1 Truffle
Copper 0.121 0.183 Truffle
Zinc 0.63 1.32 Truffle
Starch
Phosphorus 98 184 Truffle
Sodium 26 35 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19 0 Arrowroot
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.015 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.844 Truffle
Vitamin B3 1.693 6.267 Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.481 Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.112 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 338 38 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 Arrowroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.