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Broccoli vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 3.04g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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.
Broccoli Carrot
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Carrot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
80
Broccoli
97
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
10
Carrot

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
:
1
Carrot
Contains more Iron +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +42.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Equal in Copper - 0.045
Contains more Iron +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +42.4%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Zinc +70.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.6%
Contains less Sodium -52.2%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Equal in Copper - 0.045

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
:
2
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +1411.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +669.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2581.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066
Contains more Vitamin C +1411.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +669.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2581.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.066

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%
Broccoli
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
10%
Carrot
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Carrot

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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 Broccoli Carrot Opinion
Calories 34 41 Carrot
Protein 2.82 0.93 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.24 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 5.9 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.3 Broccoli
Calcium 47 33 Broccoli
Potassium 316 320 Carrot
Magnesium 21 12 Broccoli
Sugars 1.7 4.74 Carrot
Fiber 2.6 2.8 Carrot
Copper 0.049 0.045 Broccoli
Zinc 0.41 0.24 Broccoli
Starch 0 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 66 35 Broccoli
Sodium 33 69 Broccoli
Vitamin A 623 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.78 0.66 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.066 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.058 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.273 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.138 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 13.2 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.033 0.012 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.079 0.077 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.102 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.101 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.02 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.061 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.069 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.04 Broccoli
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