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Carrot vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sugars (difference - 1.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Vegetable
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
12
Vegetable

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 Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +89.3%
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -49.3%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +89.3%
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -49.3%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +290.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +78%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Contains more Vitamin C +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +290.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +78%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Vegetable

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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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 41 65 Vegetable
Protein 0.93 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.24 0.15 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 3.2 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 33 25 Carrot
Potassium 320 169 Carrot
Magnesium 12 22 Vegetable
Sugars 4.74 3.12 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.045 0.083 Vegetable
Zinc 0.24 0.49 Vegetable
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 51 Vegetable
Sodium 69 35 Vegetable
Vitamin A 16706 4277 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.38 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.071 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.851 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.151 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.074 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 23.5 Vegetable
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.031 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.01 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.072 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.191 0.115 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.102 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.101 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.02 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.069 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.04 0.073 Vegetable
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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