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Arrowroot vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Arrowroot and Turnip

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Turnip has more Vitamin C.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 81% higher.
  • Turnip contains 7 times less Iron than Arrowroot. Arrowroot contains 2.22mg of Iron, while Turnip contains 0.3mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Arrowroot, raw and Turnips, 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 +640%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +42.4%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains more Potassium +137.7%
Contains less Sodium -61.2%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +42.4%
Contains more Calcium +400%

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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Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1005.3%
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 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +195.6%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1005.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 4.63g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.9g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 6.43g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 28kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.8g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1.8g Turnip
Calcium 6mg 30mg Turnip
Iron 2.22mg 0.3mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 11mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 27mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 191mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 67mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 0.27mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.085mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 0IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Turnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 21mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.04mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.03mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.4mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.2mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.09mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 15µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Turnip
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Turnip
Threonine mg 0.025mg Turnip
Isoleucine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Leucine mg 0.033mg Turnip
Lysine mg 0.036mg Turnip
Methionine mg 0.011mg Turnip
Phenylalanine mg 0.017mg Turnip
Valine mg 0.03mg Turnip
Histidine mg 0.014mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.006g Turnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.053g Arrowroot

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Arrowroot Turnip
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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
13
Turnip

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%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.