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Cauliflower vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cauliflower and Arrowroot

  • Cauliflower has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B5, however Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 70% more.
  • Cauliflower has 25 times more Vitamin C than Arrowroot. Cauliflower has 48.2mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot has 1.9mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cauliflower, 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 +266.7%
Contains more Iron +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +210.3%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.7%
Contains less Sodium -13.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 16% 7% 27% 11% 14% 8% 19% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +266.7%
Contains more Iron +428.6%
Contains more Potassium +51.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +210.3%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.7%
Contains less Sodium -13.3%

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 +2436.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.6%
Contains more Folate +493%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 161% 0% 2% 0% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 0% 39% 43%
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 +2436.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +44.6%
Contains more Folate +493%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.059

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
30
Cauliflower
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Cauliflower
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
12%
Cauliflower
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
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.
Cauliflower Arrowroot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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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Cauliflower 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 Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.091g)
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 Cauliflower Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 25 65 Arrowroot
Protein 1.92 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.28 0.2 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 1.9 Cauliflower
Net carbs 2.9700000286102295 12.09000015258789 Arrowroot
Carbs 4.97 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 22 6 Cauliflower
Potassium 299 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 15 25 Arrowroot
Sugar 1.91 Arrowroot
Fiber 2 1.3 Cauliflower
Copper 0.039 0.121 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.27 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 44 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 30 26 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 0 19 Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.08 Cauliflower
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.059 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.292 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 Cauliflower
Folate 57 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.004 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.02 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 Cauliflower
Isoleucine 0.071 Cauliflower
Leucine 0.106 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 Cauliflower
Phenylalanine 0.065 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 Cauliflower
Fructose 0.97 Cauliflower

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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.