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Butterbur vs. Carrot — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Butterbur and Carrot

  • Butterbur has more Vitamin C, Potassium, Calcium, Copper, and Manganese, however, Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 92% more than Butterbur.
  • Carrot has 5 times less Vitamin C than Butterbur. Butterbur has 31.5mg of Vitamin C, while Carrot has 5.9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Butterbur, (fuki), raw and Carrots, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +212.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +104.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Contains more Copper +128.9%
Contains more Manganese +91.6%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +191.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 4% 10% 6% 58% 1% 5% 35% 36% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15% 19% 1%
Contains more Calcium +212.1%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Potassium +104.7%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Contains more Copper +128.9%
Contains more Manganese +91.6%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +191.7%
Contains more Zinc +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +433.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +33312%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +753.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +90%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 105% 5% 5% 4% 2% 23% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 5% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +433.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +33312%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +753.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.8%
Contains more Folate +90%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +52.1%
Contains more Protein +138.5%
Contains more Fats +500%
Contains more Carbs +165.4%
Equal in Water - 88.29
4% 95%
Protein: 0.39 g
Fats: 0.04 g
Carbs: 3.61 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 1.46 g
10% 88%
Protein: 0.93 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 9.58 g
Water: 88.29 g
Other: 0.96 g
Contains more Other +52.1%
Contains more Protein +138.5%
Contains more Fats +500%
Contains more Carbs +165.4%
Equal in Water - 88.29

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Butterbur Carrot
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterbur Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 3.61g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 0.39g 0.93g Carrot
Fats 0.04g 0.24g Carrot
Carbs 3.61g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 14kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g Butterbur
Fiber 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 103mg 33mg Butterbur
Iron 0.1mg 0.3mg Carrot
Magnesium 14mg 12mg Butterbur
Phosphorus 12mg 35mg Carrot
Potassium 655mg 320mg Butterbur
Sodium 7mg 69mg Butterbur
Zinc 0.16mg 0.24mg Carrot
Copper 0.103mg 0.045mg Butterbur
Manganese 0.274mg 0.143mg Butterbur
Selenium 0.9µg 0.1µg Butterbur
Vitamin A 50IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 835µg Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin C 31.5mg 5.9mg Butterbur
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.066mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.058mg Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.138mg Carrot
Folate 10µg 19µg Carrot
Choline 8.8mg Carrot
Vitamin K 13.2µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg Carrot
Saturated Fat 0.037g Butterbur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterbur Carrot
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Butterbur
91%
Carrot
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Butterbur
12%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butterbur
Butterbur contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Butterbur
Butterbur is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Butterbur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170385/nutrients
  2. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.