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Cauliflower vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sugars (difference - 2.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.093g)
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.
Cauliflower Carrot
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
Cauliflower 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
31
Cauliflower
97
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cauliflower
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
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3
Carrot
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Contains more Iron +40%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.7%
Contains less Sodium -56.5%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +15.4%
Equal in Potassium - 320

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
:
4
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +716.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +725%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
Contains more Vitamin C +716.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +725%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058

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
12%
Cauliflower
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
5%
Cauliflower
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Cauliflower
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 Cauliflower Carrot Opinion
Calories 25 41 Carrot
Protein 1.92 0.93 Cauliflower
Fats 0.28 0.24 Cauliflower
Vitamin C 48.2 5.9 Cauliflower
Carbs 4.97 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.42 0.3 Cauliflower
Calcium 22 33 Carrot
Potassium 299 320 Carrot
Magnesium 15 12 Cauliflower
Sugars 1.91 4.74 Carrot
Fiber 2 2.8 Carrot
Copper 0.039 0.045 Carrot
Zinc 0.27 0.24 Cauliflower
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 44 35 Cauliflower
Sodium 30 69 Cauliflower
Vitamin A 0 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.08 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.066 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.058 Cauliflower
Vitamin B3 0.507 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.667 0.273 Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.184 0.138 Cauliflower
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 15.5 13.2 Cauliflower
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.014 Cauliflower
Polyunsaturated fat 0.031 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.02 0.012 Cauliflower
Threonine 0.076 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.071 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.106 0.102 Cauliflower
Lysine 0.217 0.101 Cauliflower
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.061 Cauliflower
Valine 0.125 0.069 Cauliflower
Histidine 0.056 0.04 Cauliflower
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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