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Brussels sprout vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brussels sprout and Arrowroot

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, and Manganese, yet Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily Vitamin C needs 92% more than Arrowroot.
  • Brussels sprout contains 7 times more Calcium than Arrowroot. While Brussels sprout contains 42mg of Calcium, Arrowroot contains only 6mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Brussels sprouts, 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 +600%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 26
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 26

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 +4373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +454.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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 +4373.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +127.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.5%
Contains more Folate +454.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.143
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292

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
81
Brussels sprout
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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%
Brussels sprout
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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.
Brussels sprout Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Brussels sprout 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 contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 43 65 Arrowroot
Protein 3.38 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.3 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 1.9 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 42 6 Brussels sprout
Potassium 389 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 23 25 Arrowroot
Sugar 2.2 Arrowroot
Fiber 3.8 1.3 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.121 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.42 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 69 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 25 26 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 19 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.059 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.292 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.004 Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.092 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.