Yam vs. Arrowroot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Yam and Arrowroot different?
- Yam is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Manganese, and Potassium, however, Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
- Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 81% higher.
- Yam contains 6 times more Vitamin C than Arrowroot. While Yam contains 12.1mg of Vitamin C, Arrowroot contains only 1.9mg.
Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt and Arrowroot, raw are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||6µg||1µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|