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Chili pepper vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chili pepper and Arrowroot?

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin A RAE, while Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 158% higher.
  • Arrowroot has 48 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chili pepper. Chili pepper has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Arrowroot has 1µg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Arrowroot, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Iron +115.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.121
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Iron +115.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
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 A +4910.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +7463.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.3%
Contains more Folate +1369.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
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 +4910.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +7463.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.3%
Contains more Folate +1369.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 1.87g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.44g 0.2g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 40kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.5g 1.3g Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 6mg Chili pepper
Iron 1.03mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 23mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 43mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 322mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 9mg 26mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.129mg 0.121mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 19IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 1.9mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.059mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.266mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.004g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.092g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper 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
66
Chili pepper
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.