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Carrot vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sugars (difference - 0.28g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Rutabagas
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Rutabagas
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
16
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
11
Rutabagas

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
2
:
Contains more Copper +40.6%
Contains more Iron +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Equal in Potassium - 305
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Contains more Copper +40.6%
Contains more Iron +46.7%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Equal in Potassium - 305
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +835200%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Vitamin C +323.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +835200%
Contains more Vitamin E +120%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Vitamin C +323.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%

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%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Rutabagas

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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 Rutabagas Opinion
Calories 41 37 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.08 Rutabagas
Fats 0.24 0.16 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 25 Rutabagas
Carbs 9.58 8.62 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.44 Rutabagas
Calcium 33 43 Rutabagas
Potassium 320 305 Carrot
Magnesium 12 20 Rutabagas
Sugars 4.74 4.46 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 2.3 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.032 Carrot
Zinc 0.24 0.24
Starch 1.43 0.4 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 53 Rutabagas
Sodium 69 12 Rutabagas
Vitamin A 16706 2 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.3 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.09 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.04 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.7 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.16 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.1 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 0.3 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.027 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.025 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.088 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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