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Zucchini vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Zucchini and Arrowroot

  • Zucchini is richer in Vitamin C, yet Arrowroot is richer in Folate, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Arrowroot is 79% higher.
  • Zucchini contains 9 times more Vitamin C than Arrowroot. Zucchini contains 17.9mg of Vitamin C, while Arrowroot contains 1.9mg.

Food types used in this article are Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw 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 +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Potassium +73.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +166.7%
Contains less Sodium -69.2%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Potassium +73.9%
Contains more Magnesium +38.9%
Contains more Copper +128.3%
Contains more Zinc +96.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.9%

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 +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.2%
Contains more Folate +1308.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
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 +842.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +217.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +63.2%
Contains more Folate +1308.3%

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.
Zucchini Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Zucchini Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 17kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Protein 1.21g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.32g 0.2g Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9mg 1.9mg Zucchini
Net carbs 2.11g 12.09g Arrowroot
Carbs 3.11g 13.39g Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.37mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Calcium 16mg 6mg Zucchini
Potassium 261mg 454mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 18mg 25mg Arrowroot
Sugar 2.5g g Arrowroot
Fiber 1g 1.3g Arrowroot
Copper 0.053mg 0.121mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.32mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Starch 0g g Zucchini
Phosphorus 38mg 98mg Arrowroot
Sodium 8mg 26mg Zucchini
Vitamin A 200IU 19IU Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12mg mg Zucchini
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.045mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.094mg 0.059mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.204mg 0.292mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.163mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg µg Zucchini
Folate 24µg 338µg Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.084g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.004g Zucchini
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091g 0.092g Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.01mg mg Zucchini
Threonine 0.029mg mg Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044mg mg Zucchini
Leucine 0.071mg mg Zucchini
Lysine 0.067mg mg Zucchini
Methionine 0.018mg mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Zucchini
Valine 0.054mg mg Zucchini
Histidine 0.026mg mg Zucchini
Fructose 1.38g g Zucchini

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Zucchini Arrowroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
Zucchini
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
12
Zucchini
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
7%
Zucchini
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Zucchini
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.