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Garlic vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Garlic and Arrowroot

  • Garlic has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C, Selenium, Copper, Calcium, and Phosphorus, however Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, and Vitamin B3.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 84% more.
  • Garlic has 30 times more Calcium than Arrowroot. Garlic has 181mg of Calcium, while Arrowroot has 6mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Garlic, 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 +2916.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.1%
Contains less Sodium -34.6%
Contains more Zinc +84.1%
Contains more Copper +147.1%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +2916.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.1%
Contains less Sodium -34.6%
Contains more Zinc +84.1%
Contains more Copper +147.1%
Contains more Iron +30.6%
Contains more Potassium +13.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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
Garlic
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +1542.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +364.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Folate +11166.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
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 C +1542.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +364.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +141.9%
Contains more Folate +11166.7%

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.
Garlic Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 12.09g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 4.24g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.2g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 13.39g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 65kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1g g Arrowroot
Fiber 2.1g 1.3g Garlic
Calcium 181mg 6mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 25mg
Phosphorus 153mg 98mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 17mg 26mg Garlic
Zinc 1.16mg 0.63mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.121mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 19IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Garlic
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 1.9mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.143mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.059mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.292mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.266mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg µg Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066mg mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.004g Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.092g Garlic

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Garlic 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
43
Garlic
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.