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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
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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 more Zinc +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -72.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 98
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
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 more Zinc +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -72.3%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 1% 4% 0% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 0% 37% 51%
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%
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 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 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Artichoke Arrowroot
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 lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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