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Carrot vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Carrot and Truffle

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, however Truffle has more Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Copper.
  • Truffle's daily need coverage for Fiber is 269% more.
  • Carrot has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Truffle. Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Truffle has 0µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Carrots, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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
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Contains more Calcium +381.8%
Contains more Iron +1860%
Contains more Magnesium +591.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +425.7%
Contains more Potassium +135.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +306.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains more Calcium +381.8%
Contains more Iron +1860%
Contains more Magnesium +591.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +425.7%
Contains more Potassium +135.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.3%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Copper +306.7%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.2%
Contains more Folate +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +340%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +537.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.2%
Contains more Folate +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 2.91g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.24g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 9.58g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 41kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g g Truffle
Fiber 2.8g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 33mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 0.3mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 12mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 35mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 320mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 69mg 35mg Truffle
Zinc 0.24mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.045mg 0.183mg Truffle
Vitamin A 16706IU 0IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 0mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.015mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.481mg Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.112mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 38µg Truffle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
73%
Truffle
Fats
1%
Carrot
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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.

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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.