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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 Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Copper +105.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -80.8%
Contains more Iron +722.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +308.3%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Zinc +270.6%
Contains more Copper +105.1%

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 A +4284.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +621.1%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
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 +4284.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +621.1%
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%

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 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 Tomato Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 0.88g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 3.89g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 18kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Starch 0g g Tomato
Fructose 1.37g g Tomato
Sugar 2.63g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.2g 1.3g Arrowroot
Calcium 10mg 6mg Tomato
Iron 0.27mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 11mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 24mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 237mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 5mg 26mg Tomato
Zinc 0.17mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.059mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 833IU 19IU Tomato
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 1.9mg Tomato
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.059mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 15µg 338µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.9µg µg Tomato
Tryptophan 0.006mg mg Tomato
Threonine 0.027mg mg Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018mg mg Tomato
Leucine 0.025mg mg Tomato
Lysine 0.027mg mg Tomato
Methionine 0.006mg mg Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027mg mg Tomato
Valine 0.018mg mg Tomato
Histidine 0.014mg mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.039g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.004g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.092g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tomato 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
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

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 glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.63g)
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.

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.