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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, 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 than Arrowroot. While Peppers have 59µg of Vitamin A, 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 more Copper +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Equal in Magnesium - 25
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Copper +43.8%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Potassium +33.5%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
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 C +12663.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +6105.3%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 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 +12663.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +6105.3%
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 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 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

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Peppers Arrowroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 - 4)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 40 65 Arrowroot
Protein 2 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 242.5 1.9 Peppers
Net carbs 7.960000038146973 12.09000015258789 Arrowroot
Carbs 9.46 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 18 6 Peppers
Potassium 340 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 25
Sugar 5.1 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.5 1.3 Peppers
Copper 0.174 0.121 Peppers
Zinc 0.3 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 46 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 7 26 Peppers
Vitamin A 1179 19 Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.059 Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.061 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.278 0.266 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.3 Peppers
Folate 23 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.021 0.039 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.004 Peppers
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109 0.092 Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026 Peppers
Threonine 0.074 Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065 Peppers
Leucine 0.105 Peppers
Lysine 0.089 Peppers
Methionine 0.024 Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062 Peppers
Valine 0.084 Peppers
Histidine 0.041 Peppers
Fructose

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.