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Carrot

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Carrot review: 90 facts and highlights

Carrot
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Carrot

Why is Carrot better than the average?

  • Higher water content per 100g
    ?

    88.29gvs87.19g
  • More dietary fiber per 100g
    ?

    2.8gvs2.7g
  • More vitamin A (IU) per 100g
    ?

    16706IUvs2282.68IU
  • More vitamin A (RAE) per 100g
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    835µgvs113.72µg
  • More sodium per 100g
    ?

    69mgvs30.85mg
  • More beta carotene per 100g
    ?

    8285µgvs1167.96µg
  • More alpha carotene per 100g
    ?

    3477µgvs111.09µg
  • Less fructose per 100g
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    0.55gvs0.84g

General values

1. higher water content per 100g
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Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Waxgourd

96.1g

88.29g

2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g
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The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

1493kJ

173kJ

3. more proteins per 100g
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Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

14.11g

0.93g

4. more lipids per 100g
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Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

15.85g

0.24g

5. more dietary fiber per 100g
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Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

Best

Dried Pasilla Pepper

26.8g

2.8g

6. more food energy (kcal) per 100g
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The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Potato Flour

357kcal

41kcal

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g
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Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Dehydrated Onion Flakes

83.28g

9.58g

2. more galactose per 100g
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Galactose is one of the monosaccharides found in lactose. It is less sweet than glucose and contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system.

Best

Celery

0.48g

0g

3. more maltose per 100g
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Maltose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) which helps regulate digestion due to its antimicrobial properties.

Best

Broccoli

0.21g

0g

4. more lactose per 100g
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Lactose is a type of sugar (disaccharide) usually found in milk, composed of galactose and glucose.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

0.33g

0g

5. less fructose per 100g
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Fructose, also called fruit sugar, is a monosaccharide which is absorbed directly into the bloodstream. Consuming too much fructose can cause high blood pressure.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

0g

0.55g

6. more glucose per 100g
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Glucose, also known as blood sugar, is the main source of energy.

Best

Catsup

10.25g

0.59g

Minerals

1. more calcium per 100g
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Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

625mg

33mg

2. more magnesium per 100g
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Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

770mg

12mg

3. more potassium per 100g
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Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

Best

Sun-dried Tomatoes

3427mg

320mg

4. more manganese per 100g
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Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

Best

Fireweed Leaves

6.7mg

0.14mg

5. more iron per 100g
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Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Dried Agar Seaweed

21.4mg

0.3mg

6. more selenium per 100g
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Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.

Best

Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

46.1µg

0.1µg

Vitamins

1. more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
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Vitamin E Alpha (d-alpha-tocopherol) is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, strengthens the immune system and prevents blood clotting.

Best

Tomato Powder

12.25mg

0.66mg

2. more pantothenic acid per 100g
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Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

Best

Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

21.88mg

0.27mg

3. more vitamin D per 100g
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Rarely present in foods, vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin usually obtained through sun exposure. It facilitates the absorption of calcium which is essential for bone health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

1123IU

0IU

4. more vitamin E (added) per 100g
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The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.

Best

Green Leaf Lettuce

0mg

0mg

5. more vitamin D2 and D3 per 100g
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D2 is produced by plants and D3 by the human skin when exposed to sunlight. Their main role is to maintain normal calcium and phosphorus blood levels, helping to promote bone and teeth health.

Best

Maitake Mushrooms

28.1µg

0µg

6. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g
?

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

Best

Carrot, dehydrated

68466IU

16706IU

Amino acids

1. more valine per 100g
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Valine is an essential amino acid promoting normal growth, tissue repair, blood sugar regulation, muscle coordination, emotions and mental vigor. It helps maintaining proper nitrogen balance in the body and can serve as an energy source for muscle tissues.

Best

Drumstick Leaves

0.61g

0.07g

2. more methionine per 100g
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Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

Best

Dried Shiitake Mushrooms

0.18g

0.02g

3. more threonine per 100g
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Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.52g

0.19g

4. more isoleucine per 100g
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Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.57g

0.08g

5. more leucine per 100g
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Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.93g

0.1g

6. more lysine per 100g
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Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

Best

Green Soybeans

0.78g

0.1g

Antioxidants

1. more apigenin per 100g
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Apigenin is a bioflavonoid compound found in plants and herbs, especially in chamomile plants. It has anxiety reducing and mild sedative effects, as well as antioxidant properties.

Best

Parsley

215.5mg

0mg

2. more luteolin per 100g
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Luteolin is a bioflavonoid found in plants and herbs. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

Best

Radicchio

38mg

0.1mg

3. more kaempferol per 100g
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Kaempferol is a bioflavonoid found in many plants. It has antioxidant properties and is currently being used in cancer research, as it is thought to reduce the risk of various cancers.

Best

Mustard Greens

38.3mg

0.2mg

4. more myricetin per 100g
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Myricetin is a bioflavonoid found in many fruits and vegetables, as well as in red wine. It has antioxidant, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties, and can potentially protect cells from carcinogenic mutations.

Best

Parsley

14.8mg

0mg

5. more quercetin content per 100g
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Quercetin is a bioflavonoid found in many plants and grains, known for its positive effects on the immune system and for its antioxidant properties. It often used in treating allergies.

Best

Dock

86.2mg

0.2mg

6. more daidzein per 100g
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Daidzin is an isoflavone compound found in vegetables and legumes, especially soy and soybeans. It stimulates the formation of bone mass and helps regulate estrogen levels.

Best

Green Soybeans

20.34mg

0mg

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