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Carrot vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Carrot and Shallot

  • Carrot has more Vitamin K, while Shallot has more Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Manganese.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 93% higher.
  • Shallot contains 17 times less Vitamin E than Carrot. Carrot contains 0.66mg of Vitamin E , while Shallot contains 0.04mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Carrots, raw and Shallots, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Carrot
0
:
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Equal in Potassium - 334
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +95.6%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.6%
Equal in Potassium - 334

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +417550%
Contains more Vitamin E +1550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1550%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin A +417550%
Contains more Vitamin E +1550%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1550%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +78.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.06
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.29

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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Shallot

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 Shallot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Carrot Shallot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.13g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Shallot Opinion
Calories 41 72 Shallot
Protein 0.93 2.5 Shallot
Fats 0.24 0.1 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 8 Shallot
Net carbs 6.78000020980835 13.600000381469727 Shallot
Carbs 9.58 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 1.2 Shallot
Calcium 33 37 Shallot
Potassium 320 334 Shallot
Magnesium 12 21 Shallot
Sugar 4.74 7.87 Carrot
Fiber 2.8 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.045 0.088 Shallot
Zinc 0.24 0.4 Shallot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 60 Shallot
Sodium 69 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 16706 4 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.04 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.06 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.02 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.2 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.29 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 0.8 Carrot
Folate 19 34 Shallot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.014
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.039 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012 0.028 Shallot
Threonine 0.191 0.098 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.106 Shallot
Leucine 0.102 0.149 Shallot
Lysine 0.101 0.125 Shallot
Methionine 0.02 0.027 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.081 Shallot
Valine 0.069 0.11 Shallot
Histidine 0.04 0.043 Shallot
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.