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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
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Sodium - 26
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Iron +58.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +42%
Contains more Potassium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +72.9%
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 A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4373.7%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 A +3868.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4373.7%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 3.38g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 43kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g g Arrowroot
Fiber 3.8g 1.3g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 6mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 69mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 389mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 25mg 26mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.07mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 754IU 19IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 1.9mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.059mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.292mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 61µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.004g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.092g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout 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
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

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 - 58)
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. 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.