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Gratin vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Gratin and Arrowroot

  • Gratin has more Calcium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily Folate needs 82% more than Gratin.
  • Arrowroot has 10000000 times less Cholesterol than Gratin. Gratin has 23mg of Cholesterol, while Arrowroot has 0mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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 +1883.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Contains more Iron +246.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Equal in Zinc - 0.63
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +1883.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.3%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Contains more Iron +246.9%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Equal in Zinc - 0.63

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
Gratin
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Contains more Vitamin A +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +2972.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
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 +1289.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +421.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +123.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.9%
Contains more Folate +2972.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 5.06g 4.24g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.2g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 132kcal 65kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 1.8g 1.3g Gratin
Calcium 119mg 6mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 20mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 113mg 98mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 433mg 26mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.69mg 0.63mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.121mg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 19IU Gratin
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.9mg 1.9mg Gratin
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.059mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.292mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 11µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Arrowroot
Trans Fat g 0g Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.004g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.092g Gratin

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Gratin 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
15
Gratin
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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
30%
Gratin
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
35%
Gratin
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 407mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.694g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.