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Arrowroot

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About This Food

Description

Arrowroot is a white gluten-free powder extracted from the root of a West Indian plant, Marantha arundinacea.

It looks and feels like cornstarch, has no flavor and is used as a thickening agent for sauces, fruit pie fillings, glazes, and puddings. To use arrowroot, mix it with an equal amount of cold water and then whisk it into your hot liquid for about 30 seconds.

Quick Substitutions:

2 teaspoons of arrowroot= 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
1 teaspoon of arrowroot = 1 tablespoon of flour

Selecting & Storing

Store in a cool, dark, dry place.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Foods
Benefits
Excellent Source of
Good Source of
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition & Macros
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 tbsp(s)

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Calories: 29

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: -1 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.01 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
1 g
ALA
1 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
7.05 g
Net Carbohydrate
6.78 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
0.27 g
Protein
0.02 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Vitamins
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
0 IU
0%
Vitamin C
0 mg
0%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0 IU
0%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
0%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
0 mg
0%
Folate
0.56 mcg
0%
Niacin
0 mg
0%
Riboflavin
0 mg
0%
Thiamin
0 mg
0%
Choline
0 mg
0%
Minerals
Calcium
3.2 mg
0%
Copper
0 mg
0%
Iron
0.03 mg
0%
Magnesium
0.24 mg
0%
Manganese
0.04 mg
2%
Phosphorous
0.4 mg
0%
Potassium
0.88 mg
0%
Selenium
0 mcg
0%
Sodium
0.16 mg
0%
Zinc
0.01 mg
0%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg

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