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Taro vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Taro and Carrot

  • Taro has more Copper, Vitamin E , Vitamin B6, Manganese, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Fiber, however Carrot has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin K.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 92% more.
  • Taro has 4 times more Copper than Carrot. Taro has 0.172mg of Copper, while Carrot has 0.045mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Taro, 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
Taro
7
:
1
Carrot
Contains more Iron +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.7%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +282.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 21% 13% 53% 24% 58% 7% 36% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +83.3%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Potassium +84.7%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +282.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +140%
Contains less Sodium -84.1%
Equal in Zinc - 0.24

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
Taro
5
:
5
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin E +260.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +21881.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1220%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.273
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 15% 5% 48% 0% 24% 6% 12% 19% 66% 0% 3% 17%
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 E +260.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.1%
Contains more Folate +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +21881.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +132%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1220%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.273

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
18
Taro
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
26
Taro
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
9%
Taro
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
26%
Taro
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Taro
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.
Taro Carrot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Taro 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?
Taro
Taro is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Taro
Taro is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Taro
Taro is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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 Taro Carrot Opinion
Calories 112 41 Taro
Protein 1.5 0.93 Taro
Fats 0.2 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 4.5 5.9 Carrot
Carbs 26.46 9.58 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.55 0.3 Taro
Calcium 43 33 Taro
Potassium 591 320 Taro
Magnesium 33 12 Taro
Sugar 0.4 4.74 Taro
Fiber 4.1 2.8 Taro
Copper 0.172 0.045 Taro
Zinc 0.23 0.24 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 84 35 Taro
Sodium 11 69 Taro
Vitamin A 76 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 2.38 0.66 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.066 Taro
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.058 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.303 0.273 Taro
Vitamin B6 0.283 0.138 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1 13.2 Carrot
Folate 22 19 Taro
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.014 Taro
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.117 Carrot
Tryptophan 0.023 0.012 Taro
Threonine 0.069 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.054 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.111 0.102 Taro
Lysine 0.067 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 0.02
Phenylalanine 0.082 0.061 Taro
Valine 0.082 0.069 Taro
Histidine 0.034 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. Taro - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169308/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.