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Kohlrabi vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kohlrabi and Arrowroot different?

  • Kohlrabi is richer in Vitamin C and Fiber, while Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus and Zinc.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 81% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Kohlrabi contains 33 times more Vitamin C than Arrowroot. Kohlrabi contains 62mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot contains 1.9mg.

Kohlrabi, raw and Arrowroot, raw types were used in this article.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains less Sodium -23.1%
Contains more Iron +455%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +2000%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Equal in Copper - 0.121
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains less Sodium -23.1%
Contains more Iron +455%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +2000%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Equal in Copper - 0.121

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 +3163.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +2012.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
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 +3163.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +89.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +323.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.3%
Contains more Folate +2012.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
25
Kohlrabi
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
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 the food
Protein
10%
Kohlrabi
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kohlrabi Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Kohlrabi 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?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 2.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Kohlrabi Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 27 65 Arrowroot
Protein 1.7 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.1 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 62 1.9 Kohlrabi
Carbs 6.2 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 24 6 Kohlrabi
Potassium 350 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 19 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 2.6 Arrowroot
Fiber 3.6 1.3 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.129 0.121 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 46 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 20 26 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36 19 Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0.48 Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.059 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Kohlrabi
Folate 16 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.039 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.004 Kohlrabi
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.01 Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.049 Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067 Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056 Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013 Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039 Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05 Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019 Kohlrabi
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.