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Carrot vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Carrot and Vegetable different?

  • Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, while Vegetable is higher in Manganese, Vitamin K, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Carrot covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 69% more than Vegetable.
  • Carrot contains 2 times more Potassium than Vegetable. Carrot contains 320mg of Potassium, while Vegetable contains 169mg.

Carrots, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +89.3%
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -49.3%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +84.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Potassium +89.3%
Contains more Iron +173.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.7%
Contains less Sodium -49.3%
Contains more Zinc +104.2%
Contains more Copper +84.4%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +290.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +78%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Folate - 19
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin A +290.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +73.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +78%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Folate - 19

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 Vegetable
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 Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 0.93g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.24g 0.15g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 41kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 2.8g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 33mg 25mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.82mg Vegetable
Magnesium 12mg 22mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 35mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 320mg 169mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 35mg Vegetable
Zinc 0.24mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.045mg 0.083mg Vegetable
Vitamin A 16706IU 4277IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.38mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 3.2mg Carrot
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.071mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.851mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.151mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.074mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 19µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 23.5µg Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.191mg 0.115mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.102mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.101mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.02mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine 0.069mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.04mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.01g Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.072g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Carrot
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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

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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.