Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Carrot vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Differences between Carrot and Arrowroot

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber, while Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 93% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 2 times less Fiber than Carrot. Carrot contains 2.8g of Fiber, while Arrowroot contains 1.3g.

The food types used in this comparison are Carrots, raw and Arrowroot, raw.

Infographic

Carrot vs Arrowroot infographic
Infographic link

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 +450%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +168.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +450%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +180%
Contains more Potassium +41.9%
Contains less Sodium -62.3%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Copper +168.9%

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
Carrot
4
:
Contains more Vitamin A +87826.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +1678.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 +87826.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +1678.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
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.
Carrot Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 0.93g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.24g 0.2g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 41kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g g Arrowroot
Fiber 2.8g 1.3g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 6mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 12mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 35mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 320mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 69mg 26mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.24mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.045mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 16706IU 19IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 1.9mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.059mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 19µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.039g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.004g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.092g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Arrowroot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
98
Carrot
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.