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Shallot vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Shallot and Arrowroot

  • Shallot is richer in Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Manganese, yet Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 76% higher.
  • Shallot contains 4 times more Vitamin C than Arrowroot. Shallot contains 8mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot contains 1.9mg.

Food types used in this article are Shallots, raw and Arrowroot, raw.

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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 +516.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +57.5%
Contains more Copper +37.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +516.7%
Contains less Sodium -53.8%
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.3%
Contains more Potassium +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +57.5%
Contains more Copper +37.5%

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 +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +746.5%
Contains more Folate +894.1%
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 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 C +321.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +29.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +375%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +746.5%
Contains more Folate +894.1%
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.
Shallot 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 Shallot Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 12.09g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Arrowroot
Carbs 16.8g 13.39g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 65kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g g Arrowroot
Fiber 3.2g 1.3g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 6mg Shallot
Iron 1.2mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 21mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 60mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 334mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 12mg 26mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.088mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 4IU 19IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.04mg mg Shallot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 1.9mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.059mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.266mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg µg Shallot
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.039g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.004g Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.092g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shallot 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
15
Shallot
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.87g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.