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Carrot vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sugars (difference - 2.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 61mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.047g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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 Zucchini
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price 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 Zucchini
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
15
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
10
Carrot
9
Zucchini

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 +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +17.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 38
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +17.8%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 38

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 A +8253%
Contains more Vitamin E +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +207%
Contains more Vitamin C +203.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +8253%
Contains more Vitamin E +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +207%
Contains more Vitamin C +203.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.1%

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Zucchini

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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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 41 17 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.21 Zucchini
Fats 0.24 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 5.9 17.9 Zucchini
Carbs 9.58 3.11 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.37 Zucchini
Calcium 33 16 Carrot
Potassium 320 261 Carrot
Magnesium 12 18 Zucchini
Sugars 4.74 2.5 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 1 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.053 Zucchini
Zinc 0.24 0.32 Zucchini
Starch 1.43 0 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 38 Zucchini
Sodium 69 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 16706 200 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.12 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.045 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.094 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.451 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.204 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.163 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 4.3 Carrot
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.084 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.011 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.091 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.01 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 0.029 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.044 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 0.071 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 0.067 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.018 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.043 Carrot
Valine 0.069 0.054 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 0.026 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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