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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Contains more Calcium +316.7%
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%

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 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 Vitamin K 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
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 +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%

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.
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
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.12g g 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
Vitamin A 4277IU 19IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
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
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
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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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
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 food.
Protein
17%
Vegetable
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
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

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. 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.