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Tomato vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tomato and Arrowroot?

  • Tomato is richer in Vitamin C, while Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Potassium.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 81% higher.
  • Arrowroot has 7 times less Vitamin C than Tomato. Tomato has 13.7mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot has 1.9mg.

We used Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average 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 +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +722.2%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%

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
Tomato
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +621.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4284.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.5%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
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 +621.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +4284.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +185%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.5%
Contains more Folate +2153.3%

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
16
Tomato
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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%
Tomato
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Tomato
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.
Tomato Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Tomato 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?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.63g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 Tomato Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 18 65 Arrowroot
Protein 0.88 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 13.7 1.9 Tomato
Net carbs 2.690000057220459 12.09000015258789 Arrowroot
Carbs 3.89 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 10 6 Tomato
Potassium 237 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 11 25 Arrowroot
Sugar 2.63 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.2 1.3 Arrowroot
Copper 0.059 0.121 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.17 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 5 26 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 19 Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54 Tomato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.059 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.594 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 Tomato
Folate 15 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.039 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.004 Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018 Tomato
Leucine 0.025 Tomato
Lysine 0.027 Tomato
Methionine 0.006 Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.018 Tomato
Histidine 0.014 Tomato
Fructose 1.37 Tomato

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.