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Jalapeño vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jalapeño and Arrowroot?

  • Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin A RAE, while Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Jalapeño's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 130% higher.
  • Arrowroot has 54 times less Vitamin A RAE than Jalapeño. Jalapeño has 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Arrowroot has 1µg.

We used Peppers, jalapeno, 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 +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Copper +163%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Copper +163%

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 +5573.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
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 +5573.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +257.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.3%
Contains more Folate +1151.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292

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.
Jalapeño 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
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 0.91g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.37g 0.2g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 29kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g g Arrowroot
Fiber 2.8g 1.3g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 6mg Jalapeño
Iron 0.25mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 15mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 26mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 248mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 3mg 26mg Jalapeño
Zinc 0.14mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.046mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 1078IU 19IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 1.9mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.059mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.292mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.266mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.004g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.092g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño 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
64
Jalapeño
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.12g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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)

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.