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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, 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 than Vegetable. Vegetable contains 214µg of Vitamin A, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +170.7%
Contains more Potassium +168.6%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
Contains more Iron +170.7%
Contains more Potassium +168.6%
Contains more Magnesium +13.6%
Contains more Copper +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.2%
Contains less Sodium -25.7%

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 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +22410.5%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
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 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +22410.5%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Vegetable
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Vegetable Arrowroot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Arrowroot
Low Calories diet Equal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (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 - 31)
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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Vegetable Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 65 65
Protein 2.86 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.15 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 3.2 1.9 Vegetable
Carbs 13.09 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 25 6 Vegetable
Potassium 169 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 22 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 3.12 Arrowroot
Fiber 4.4 1.3 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.121 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.49 0.63 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 51 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 35 26 Arrowroot
Vitamin A 4277 19 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.059 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 Vegetable
Folate 19 338 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.039 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.004 Vegetable
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 Vegetable
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods 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.