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Carrot vs. Celtuce — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Carrot and Celtuce different?

  • Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6, however, Celtuce is richer in Manganese, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Carrot is 73% higher.
  • Carrot contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Celtuce. While Carrot contains 0.138mg of Vitamin B6, Celtuce contains only 0.05mg.

Carrots, raw and Celtuce, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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.
Carrot
1
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Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Manganese +381.1%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Equal in Potassium - 330
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9.9% 11% 8.6% 15% 28% 9% 6.5% 15% 19% 0.55%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 21% 20% 17% 29% 1.4% 7.4% 13% 90% 4.9%
Contains more Copper +12.5%
Contains more Calcium +18.2%
Contains more Iron +83.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Manganese +381.1%
Contains more Selenium +800%
Equal in Potassium - 330

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.
Carrot
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +377.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Folate +142.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1002% 13% 0% 20% 17% 13% 18% 16% 32% 14% 0% 4.8% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 210% 0% 0% 65% 14% 16% 10% 11% 12% 35% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +377.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +176%
Contains more Vitamin C +230.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Folate +142.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carrot
3
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Contains more Carbs +162.5%
Contains more Other +37.1%
Contains more Fats +25%
Equal in Protein - 0.85
Equal in Water - 94.5
10% 88%
Protein: 0.93 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 9.58 g
Water: 88.29 g
Other: 0.96 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Carbs +162.5%
Contains more Other +37.1%
Contains more Fats +25%
Equal in Protein - 0.85
Equal in Water - 94.5

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Carrot Celtuce
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Celtuce Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 1.95g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.85g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.3g Celtuce
Carbs 9.58g 3.65g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 18kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g Celtuce
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 39mg Celtuce
Iron 0.3mg 0.55mg Celtuce
Magnesium 12mg 28mg Celtuce
Phosphorus 35mg 39mg Celtuce
Potassium 320mg 330mg Celtuce
Sodium 69mg 11mg Celtuce
Zinc 0.24mg 0.27mg Celtuce
Copper 0.045mg 0.04mg Carrot
Manganese 0.143mg 0.688mg Celtuce
Selenium 0.1µg 0.9µg Celtuce
Vitamin A 16706IU 3500IU Carrot
Vitamin A RAE 835µg 175µg Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9mg 19.5mg Celtuce
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.055mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.07mg Celtuce
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.55mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.183mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.05mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 46µg Celtuce
Choline 8.8mg Carrot
Vitamin K 13.2µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.006mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg 0.039mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.055mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.052mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.055mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.01mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.036mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.046mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg 0.015mg Carrot
Saturated Fat 0.037g Celtuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Celtuce
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
91%
Carrot
29%
Celtuce
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Carrot
21%
Celtuce

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Celtuce
Celtuce contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Celtuce
Celtuce is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celtuce
Celtuce is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients
  2. Celtuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169990/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.