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Vegetable vs. Arrowroot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Vegetable and Arrowroot

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, and Manganese, while Arrowroot has more Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 80% higher.
  • Arrowroot contains 214 times less Vitamin A RAE than Vegetable. Vegetable contains 214µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Arrowroot contains 1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Manganese +117.8%
Contains more Iron +170.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.2%
Contains more Potassium +168.6%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Copper +45.8%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28% 50% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41% 23% 4%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Manganese +117.8%
Contains more Iron +170.7%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.2%
Contains more Potassium +168.6%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Copper +45.8%
Contains more Selenium +133.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +22410.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +259.5%
Contains more Folate +1678.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 14% 59%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +22410.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +101.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +93.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +259.5%
Contains more Folate +1678.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +48.3%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Other +111.9%
Equal in Carbs - 13.39
Equal in Water - 80.75
3% 13% 83%
Protein: 2.86 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 13.09 g
Water: 83.23 g
Other: 0.67 g
4% 13% 81%
Protein: 4.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 13.39 g
Water: 80.75 g
Other: 1.42 g
Contains more Protein +48.3%
Contains more Fats +33.3%
Contains more Other +111.9%
Equal in Carbs - 13.39
Equal in Water - 80.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +150%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.8%
27% 9% 64%
Saturated Fat: 0.031 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.072 g
29% 3% 68%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.004 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.092 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -20.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +150%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +27.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Vegetable Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Arrowroot Opinion
Net carbs 8.69g 12.09g Arrowroot
Protein 2.86g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.09g 13.39g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 65kcal
Sugar 3.12g Arrowroot
Fiber 4.4g 1.3g Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 6mg Vegetable
Iron 0.82mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 22mg 25mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 51mg 98mg Arrowroot
Potassium 169mg 454mg Arrowroot
Sodium 35mg 26mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.49mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.083mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Manganese 0.379mg 0.174mg Vegetable
Selenium 0.3µg 0.7µg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 4277IU 19IU Vegetable
Vitamin A RAE 214µg 1µg Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2mg 1.9mg Vegetable
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.059mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Folate 19µg 338µg Arrowroot
Choline 24.1mg Vegetable
Vitamin K 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg Vegetable
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.039g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.004g Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.092g Arrowroot

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Vegetable Arrowroot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
35%
Vegetable
32%
Arrowroot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Vegetable
27%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.