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Carrot vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sugars (difference - 1.98g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 68mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Pumpkin
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
97
Carrot
53
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
12
Pumpkin

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
Carrot
1
:
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Copper +182.2%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Contains more Calcium +57.1%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Copper +182.2%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Potassium - 340
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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
Carrot
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298
Contains more Vitamin A +96.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1100%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298

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
6%
Carrot
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Pumpkin

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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 Carrot Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 41 26 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1 Pumpkin
Fats 0.24 0.1 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 9 Pumpkin
Carbs 9.58 6.5 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.8 Pumpkin
Calcium 33 21 Carrot
Potassium 320 340 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 12
Sugars 4.74 2.76 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 0.5 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.127 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.24 0.32 Pumpkin
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 44 Pumpkin
Sodium 69 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 16706 8513 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.05 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.11 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.6 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.298 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.061 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 1.1 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.052 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.013 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.005 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.012
Threonine 0.191 0.029 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.031 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.046 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.054 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.011 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.032 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.035 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.016 Carrot
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