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Cucumber vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cucumber and Arrowroot

  • Cucumber has less Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Copper.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 83% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cucumber, with peel, 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 +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +692.9%
Contains more Potassium +208.8%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Copper +195.1%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +692.9%
Contains more Potassium +208.8%
Contains more Magnesium +92.3%
Contains more Copper +195.1%
Contains more Zinc +215%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%

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 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +565%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
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 +47.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +429.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1627.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +565%
Contains more Folate +4728.6%

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
9
Cucumber
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
8
Cucumber
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
4%
Cucumber
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Cucumber
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.
Cucumber Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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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Cucumber 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?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 Cucumber Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 15 65 Arrowroot
Protein 0.65 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.11 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 2.8 1.9 Cucumber
Net carbs 3.130000114440918 12.09000015258789 Arrowroot
Carbs 3.63 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 16 6 Cucumber
Potassium 147 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 13 25 Arrowroot
Sugar 1.67 Arrowroot
Fiber 0.5 1.3 Arrowroot
Copper 0.041 0.121 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.2 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 2 26 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 19 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.059 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.098 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 7 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.039 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.004 Cucumber
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.