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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, 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 than Chili pepper. Chili pepper has 48µg of Vitamin A, 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 Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Equal in Copper - 0.121
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Iron +115.5%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +142.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.9%
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 C +7463.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4910.5%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 +7463.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4910.5%
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 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 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Chili pepper 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?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 40 65 Arrowroot
Protein 1.87 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.44 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 1.9 Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.309999942779541 12.09000015258789 Arrowroot
Carbs 8.81 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 14 6 Chili pepper
Potassium 322 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 23 25 Arrowroot
Sugar 5.3 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.5 1.3 Chili pepper
Copper 0.129 0.121 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 43 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 9 26 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 19 Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.059 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.266 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 Chili pepper
Folate 23 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.039 Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.004 Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.092 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
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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.