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Pea vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sugars (difference - 0.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
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.
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.
Pea Carrot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Pea 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
40
Pea
97
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
20
Pea
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
Pea
6
:
2
Carrot
Contains more Iron +390%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +291.1%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%
Contains more Iron +390%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +291.1%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.8%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +31.1%

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
Pea
6
:
3
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +578%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2083.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +578%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +303%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +112.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2083.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +162.5%

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
33%
Pea
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
10%
Carrot
Fats
2%
Pea
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 Pea Carrot Opinion
Calories 81 41 Pea
Protein 5.42 0.93 Pea
Fats 0.4 0.24 Pea
Vitamin C 40 5.9 Pea
Carbs 14.45 9.58 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.47 0.3 Pea
Calcium 25 33 Carrot
Potassium 244 320 Carrot
Magnesium 33 12 Pea
Sugars 5.67 4.74 Pea
Fiber 5.7 2.8 Pea
Copper 0.176 0.045 Pea
Zinc 1.24 0.24 Pea
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 108 35 Pea
Sodium 5 69 Pea
Vitamin A 765 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.13 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.266 0.066 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132 0.058 Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09 0.983 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104 0.273 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.169 0.138 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 24.8 13.2 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.071 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035 0.014 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187 0.117 Pea
Tryptophan 0.037 0.012 Pea
Threonine 0.203 0.191 Pea
Isoleucine 0.195 0.077 Pea
Leucine 0.323 0.102 Pea
Lysine 0.317 0.101 Pea
Methionine 0.082 0.02 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2 0.061 Pea
Valine 0.235 0.069 Pea
Histidine 0.107 0.04 Pea
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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