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Arrowroot vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Arrowroot and Zucchini

  • Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Potassium, yet Zucchini is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 79% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 6 times more Iron than Zucchini. Arrowroot contains 2.22mg of Iron, while Zucchini contains 0.37mg.

Food types used in this article are Arrowroot, raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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 +500%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.9%
Contains more Zinc +96.9%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Contains more Potassium +73.9%
Contains more Zinc +96.9%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%

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 +217.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.2%
Contains more Folate +1308.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.3%
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 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.2%
Contains more Folate +1308.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.3%

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 Zucchini
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Zucchini Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 2.11g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 1.21g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.32g Zucchini
Carbs 13.39g 3.11g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 17kcal Arrowroot
Starch g 0g Zucchini
Fructose g 1.38g Zucchini
Sugar g 2.5g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1g Arrowroot
Calcium 6mg 16mg Zucchini
Iron 2.22mg 0.37mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 18mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 38mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 261mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 8mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.63mg 0.32mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.053mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 200IU Zucchini
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Zucchini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 17.9mg Zucchini
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.045mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.094mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.451mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.204mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.163mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 24µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.3µg Zucchini
Tryptophan mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Threonine mg 0.029mg Zucchini
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Zucchini
Leucine mg 0.071mg Zucchini
Lysine mg 0.067mg Zucchini
Methionine mg 0.018mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Zucchini
Valine mg 0.054mg Zucchini
Histidine mg 0.026mg Zucchini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.084g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.011g Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.091g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Zucchini
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
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
12
Zucchini

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Zucchini

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.