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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
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Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +51%
Contains more Potassium +86.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 98
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Magnesium +32%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains more Zinc +96.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.2%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
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 C +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3926.3%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 +2005.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +3926.3%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
33%
Pea
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
2%
Pea
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.
Pea Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea 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?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 5.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Pea Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 81 65 Pea
Protein 5.42 4.24 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.2 Pea
Vitamin C 40 1.9 Pea
Carbs 14.45 13.39 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 25 6 Pea
Potassium 244 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 33 25 Pea
Sugars 5.67 Arrowroot
Fiber 5.7 1.3 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.121 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.63 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 108 98 Pea
Sodium 5 26 Pea
Vitamin A 765 19 Pea
Vitamin E 0.13 Pea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.143 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.059 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 1.693 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 Pea
Folate 65 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.004 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.092 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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 of 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.