Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Carrot vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Summary of differences between Carrot and Chinese broccoli

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6, however Chinese broccoli is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Manganese.
  • Carrot covers your daily need of Vitamin A 84% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Carrot has 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Chinese broccoli. While Carrot has 0.983mg of Vitamin B3, Chinese broccoli has only 0.437mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Carrots, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

Infographic

Carrot vs Chinese broccoli infographic
Copy infographic link

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
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains more Iron +86.7%
Contains more Calcium +203%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Potassium +22.6%
Contains more Iron +86.7%
Contains more Calcium +203%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +35.6%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.9%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +919.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +378%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +542.4%
Contains more Folate +421.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Contains more Vitamin A +919.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +124.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +378%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +542.4%
Contains more Folate +421.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Carrot
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
17
Chinese broccoli

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 food.
Protein
6%
Carrot
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Carrot
3%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Carrot Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Chinese broccoli
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.073g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 41 22 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.14 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.24 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 5.9 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 6.78000020980835 1.309999942779541 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 3.81 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.56 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 33 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 320 261 Carrot
Magnesium 12 18 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 4.74 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.8 2.5 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.061 Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.24 0.39 Chinese broccoli
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 69 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 16706 1638 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.48 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.437 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.159 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.07 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 19 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.11 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients
  2. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.