Carrot
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Top nutrition facts and health benefits

Carrot: 90 facts and highlights

1. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
88.29g
Waxgourd: 96.1g

2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

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).
173kJ
Potato Flour: 1493kJ

3. more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g

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.
0.66mg
Tomato Powder: 12.25mg

4. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
0.93g
Sun-dried Tomatoes: 14.11g

5. more lipids per 100g

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.
0.24g
Dried Pasilla Pepper: 15.85g

6. more vitamin K per 100g

Vitamin K refers to a group of fat-soluble vitamins (K1 and K2) needed for the synthesis of proteins that ensure blood coagulation and help bone metabolism.
13.2µg
Parsley: 1640µg

7. more carbohydrates per 100g

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.
9.58g
Dehydrated Onion Flakes: 83.28g

8. more dietary fiber per 100g

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.
2.8g
Dried Pasilla Pepper: 26.8g

9. more vitamin D per 100g

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.
0IU
Maitake Mushrooms: 1123IU

10. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

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).
41kcal
Potato Flour: 357kcal

11. more vitamin E (added) per 100g

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.
0mg
Green Leaf Lettuce: 0mg

12. more vitamin D2 and D3 per 100g

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.
0µg
Maitake Mushrooms: 28.1µg

13. 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.
16706IU
Carrot, dehydrated: 68466IU

14. more vitamin A (RAE) per 100g

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that is primarily important for maintaining healthy vision. It also acts as an antioxidant and is important for the health of teeth, bones, soft tissues and skin. RAE (Retinol Activity Equivalent) is the unit of measurement the scientific community prefers.
835µg
Carrot, dehydrated: 3423µg

15. more vitamin B12 per 100g

Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is important for maintaining the health of the nervous system. It works closely with folate (vitamin B9) in the production of red blood cells and the processing of iron.
0µg
Brown Mushrooms: 0.1µg

16. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
33mg
Dried Agar Seaweed: 625mg

17. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
0.3mg
Dried Agar Seaweed: 21.4mg

18. more magnesium per 100g

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.
12mg
Dried Agar Seaweed: 770mg

19. more folate content per 100g

Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.
19µg
Dried Agar Seaweed: 580µg

20. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
320mg
Sun-dried Tomatoes: 3427mg

21. more vitamin B6 per 100g

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.
0.14mg
Dried Pasilla Pepper: 4.23mg

22. more pantothenic acid per 100g

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.
0.27mg
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms: 21.88mg

23. more niacin per 100g

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.
0.98mg
Dried Shiitake Mushrooms: 14.1mg

24. more manganese per 100g

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
0.14mg
Fireweed Leaves: 6.7mg

25. more riboflavin per 100g

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.
0.06mg
Dried Pasilla Pepper: 3.2mg

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