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Carrot vs. Maitake mushrooms — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Carrot and Maitake mushrooms?

  • Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Maitake mushrooms are higher in Vitamin D, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B2, Choline, and Vitamin B1.
  • Maitake mushrooms' daily need coverage for Vitamin D is 187% more.

We used Carrots, raw and Mushrooms, maitake, raw types 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.
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Manganese +142.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.5%
Contains more Copper +460%
Contains more Selenium +2100%
Equal in Iron - 0.3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15% 19% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 12% 8% 32% 18% 1% 21% 84% 8% 12%
Contains more Calcium +3200%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Potassium +56.9%
Contains more Manganese +142.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +212.5%
Contains more Copper +460%
Contains more Selenium +2100%
Equal in Iron - 0.3

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +6500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.9%
Contains more Folate +10.5%
Contains more Choline +480.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.27
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 843% 0% 37% 56% 124% 17% 13% 16% 0% 28% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +6500%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +121.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +317.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +569.9%
Contains more Folate +10.5%
Contains more Choline +480.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.27

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +26.3%
Contains more Carbs +37.4%
Contains more Other +81.1%
Contains more Protein +108.6%
Equal in Water - 90.37
10% 88%
Protein: 0.93 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 9.58 g
Water: 88.29 g
Other: 0.96 g
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 1.94 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 6.97 g
Water: 90.37 g
Other: 0.53 g
Contains more Fats +26.3%
Contains more Carbs +37.4%
Contains more Other +81.1%
Contains more Protein +108.6%
Equal in Water - 90.37

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +114.3%
22% 8% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.037 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.117 g
20% 20% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.09 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +30%
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +114.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +194.9%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
23% 58% 10% 9%
Starch: 1.43 g
Sucrose: 3.59 g
Glucose: 0.59 g
Fructose: 0.55 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
84% 16%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 1.74 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0.33 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +194.9%
Contains more Lactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Carrot Maitake mushrooms
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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Maitake mushrooms Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 4.27g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 1.94g Maitake mushrooms
Fats 0.24g 0.19g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 6.97g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 31kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g 0g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g 0g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 2.07g Maitake mushrooms
Fiber 2.8g 2.7g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 1mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.3mg
Magnesium 12mg 10mg Carrot
Phosphorus 35mg 74mg Maitake mushrooms
Potassium 320mg 204mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 1mg Maitake mushrooms
Zinc 0.24mg 0.75mg Maitake mushrooms
Copper 0.045mg 0.252mg Maitake mushrooms
Manganese 0.143mg 0.059mg Carrot
Selenium 0.1µg 2.2µg Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin A 16706IU 0IU Carrot
Vitamin A RAE 835µg 0µg Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.01mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 1123IU Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin D 0µg 28.1µg Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin C 5.9mg 0mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.146mg Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.242mg Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 6.585mg Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.27mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.056mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 21µg Maitake mushrooms
Choline 8.8mg 51.1mg Maitake mushrooms
Vitamin K 13.2µg 0µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.035mg Maitake mushrooms
Threonine 0.191mg 0.095mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.055mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.08mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.09mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.015mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.06mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.1mg Maitake mushrooms
Histidine 0.04mg 0.045mg Maitake mushrooms
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.03g Maitake mushrooms
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.03g Maitake mushrooms
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.09g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot Maitake mushrooms
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
87%
Maitake mushrooms
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Carrot
19%
Maitake mushrooms

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Maitake mushrooms
Maitake mushrooms is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.67g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maitake mushrooms
Maitake mushrooms contains less Sodium (difference - 68mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maitake mushrooms
Maitake mushrooms is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Maitake mushrooms
Maitake mushrooms is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Maitake mushrooms
Maitake mushrooms 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/nutrients
  2. Maitake mushrooms - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169403/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.