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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, 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 than Jalapeño. Jalapeño has 54µg of Vitamin A, 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
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Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Iron +788%
Contains more Potassium +83.1%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +163%
Contains more Zinc +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +276.9%

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 +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5573.7%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +6142.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +5573.7%
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 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 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
Rich in vitamins 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

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Jalapeño 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?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.