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Artichoke vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Artichoke and Arrowroot

  • Artichoke is richer in Fiber, Copper, Vitamin C, and Magnesium, yet Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 68% higher.
  • Artichoke contains 7 times more Calcium than Arrowroot. Artichoke contains 44mg of Calcium, while Arrowroot contains 6mg.

Food types used in this article are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Arrowroot, 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 Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +90.9%
Contains more Iron +73.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -72.3%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 98
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +633.3%
Contains more Magnesium +140%
Contains more Copper +90.9%
Contains more Iron +73.4%
Contains more Potassium +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -72.3%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 98

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 +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.3%
Contains more Folate +397.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +515.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +129.3%
Contains more Folate +397.1%

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.
Artichoke Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 3.27g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Arrowroot
Carbs 10.51g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 47kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g g Arrowroot
Fiber 5.4g 1.3g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 6mg Artichoke
Iron 1.28mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 60mg 25mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 370mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 94mg 26mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.49mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.231mg 0.121mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 19IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.19mg mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 1.9mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.059mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.292mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 68µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg µg Artichoke
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.039g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.004g Artichoke
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.092g Arrowroot

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Artichoke Arrowroot
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
19
Artichoke
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
31
Arrowroot

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
20%
Artichoke
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 68mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/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.