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Kohlrabi vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Kohlrabi and Carrot

  • Kohlrabi has more Vitamin C, and Copper, however Carrot is higher in Vitamin A, and Vitamin K.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A needs 93% more than Kohlrabi.
  • Carrot contains 11 times less Vitamin C than Kohlrabi. Kohlrabi contains 62mg of Vitamin C, while Carrot contains 5.9mg.
  • Kohlrabi has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Kohlrabi, raw and Carrots, 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
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +58.3%
Contains more Copper +186.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.4%
Contains less Sodium -71%
Contains more Calcium +37.5%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Equal in Potassium - 320

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
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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +950.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +46305.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Folate +18.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.138
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +950.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +46305.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +13100%
Contains more Folate +18.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.138

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
25
Kohlrabi
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
13
Carrot

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
10%
Kohlrabi
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
10%
Carrot
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
1%
Carrot

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.
Kohlrabi Carrot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Kohlrabi Carrot
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 is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Carrot Opinion
Calories 27 41 Carrot
Protein 1.7 0.93 Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 62 5.9 Kohlrabi
Net carbs 2.5999999046325684 6.78000020980835 Carrot
Carbs 6.2 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.3 Kohlrabi
Calcium 24 33 Carrot
Potassium 350 320 Kohlrabi
Magnesium 19 12 Kohlrabi
Sugar 2.6 4.74 Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.6 2.8 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.129 0.045 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.24 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 46 35 Kohlrabi
Sodium 20 69 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.48 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.066 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.058 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.273 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.138 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 13.2 Carrot
Folate 16 19 Carrot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.037 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.014 Carrot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.01 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.049 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.078 0.077 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.056 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.013 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.039 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.05 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.019 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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/nutrients
  2. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.