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Pea vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Pea and Arrowroot

  • Pea has more Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Vitamin B2, while Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 68% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 21 times less Vitamin C than Pea. Pea contains 40mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot contains 1.9mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Peas, green, 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
Pea
6
:
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Potassium +86.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 98
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Potassium +86.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 98

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
Pea
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +3926.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Folate +420%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
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 +3926.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +123.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +180.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Folate +420%

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.
Pea 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 Pea Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 8.75g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 5.42g 4.24g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.2g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 13.39g Pea
Calories 81kcal 65kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose 0.39g g Pea
Sugar 5.67g g Arrowroot
Fiber 5.7g 1.3g Pea
Calcium 25mg 6mg Pea
Iron 1.47mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 33mg 25mg Pea
Phosphorus 108mg 98mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 5mg 26mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.63mg Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.121mg Pea
Vitamin A 765IU 19IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Pea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 40mg 1.9mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.143mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.059mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 1.693mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 65µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.004g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.092g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pea 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
39
Pea
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.