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Welsh onion vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Welsh onion and Carrot?

  • Welsh onion is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, yet Carrot is higher in Vitamin B6.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 150% more.
  • Welsh onion has 5 times more Vitamin C than Carrot. While Welsh onion has 27mg of Vitamin C, Carrot has only 5.9mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Welsh onion is lower.

We used Onions, welsh, raw and Carrots, raw types 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 Iron +306.7%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -75.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +50.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +306.7%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains less Sodium -75.4%
Contains more Calcium +83.3%
Contains more Potassium +50.9%

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 +357.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1365.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1340.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Folate +18.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 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 +357.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1365.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +1340.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Folate +18.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Carrot Opinion
Calories 34kcal 41kcal Carrot
Protein 1.9g 0.93g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.24g Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27mg 5.9mg Welsh onion
Net carbs 4.1g 6.78g Carrot
Carbs 6.5g 9.58g Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.22mg 0.3mg Welsh onion
Calcium 18mg 33mg Carrot
Potassium 212mg 320mg Carrot
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18g 4.74g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 2.8g Carrot
Copper 0.07mg 0.045mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52mg 0.24mg Welsh onion
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Phosphorus 49mg 35mg Welsh onion
Sodium 17mg 69mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.066mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.058mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.273mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.138mg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 13.2µg Welsh onion
Folate 16µg 19µg Carrot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.014g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.117g Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.012mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.081mg 0.077mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg 0.102mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine 0.021mg 0.02mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.061mg
Valine 0.084mg 0.069mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg 0.04mg Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion Carrot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
61
Welsh onion
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
10%
Carrot
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (39)
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.

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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.