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Eggplant vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Eggplant and Arrowroot?

  • Eggplant is richer in Fiber, while Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 79% higher.
  • Arrowroot has 2 times less Fiber than Eggplant. Eggplant has 3g of Fiber, while Arrowroot has 1.3g.

We used Eggplant, raw and Arrowroot, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +50%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +865.2%
Contains more Potassium +98.3%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +49.4%
Contains more Zinc +293.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +865.2%
Contains more Potassium +98.3%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +49.4%
Contains more Zinc +293.8%
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 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.7%
Contains more Folate +1436.4%
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 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
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 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +216.7%
Contains more Folate +1436.4%
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.
Eggplant 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 25kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Protein 0.98g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.18g 0.2g Arrowroot
Vitamin C 2.2mg 1.9mg Eggplant
Net carbs 2.88g 12.09g Arrowroot
Carbs 5.88g 13.39g Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.23mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Calcium 9mg 6mg Eggplant
Potassium 229mg 454mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 14mg 25mg Arrowroot
Sugar 3.53g g Arrowroot
Fiber 3g 1.3g Eggplant
Copper 0.081mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.16mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 24mg 98mg Arrowroot
Sodium 2mg 26mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 23IU 19IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.059mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg µg Eggplant
Folate 22µg 338µg Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.039g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.004g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.092g Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg mg Eggplant
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Arrowroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
9
Eggplant
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
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%
Eggplant
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.