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Peppers vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peppers and Arrowroot?

  • Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, and Copper, yet Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, and Phosphorus.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 267% more.
  • Peppers have 59 times more Vitamin A RAE than Arrowroot. While Peppers have 59µg of Vitamin A RAE, Arrowroot has only 1µg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Arrowroot, raw types in this article.

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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 +200%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Magnesium - 25

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 +6105.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +12663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +378.7%
Contains more Folate +1369.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.266
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 +6105.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +12663.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +378.7%
Contains more Folate +1369.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.266

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 2g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 9.46g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 40kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.5g 1.3g Peppers
Calcium 18mg 6mg Peppers
Iron 1.2mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 25mg
Phosphorus 46mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 340mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 7mg 26mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.174mg 0.121mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 19IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 1.9mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.059mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.266mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg µg Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.039g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.004g Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.092g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Peppers Arrowroot
Low Fats diet Equal
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
90
Peppers
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 48)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.