Carrot Nutrition

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2021-05-06

Written and reviewed by the NatureClaim Team




Carrot


Overview of Carrot Nutrition

Botanical Name: Daucus carota


Order: Apiales


Family: Apiaceae


A carrot's orange color is from alpha- and beta-carotenes, which are precursors to vitamin A. Baby cut carrots are pieces cut from larger carrots.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 41 kcal 2%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 9.58 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.80 g 11%
Sugars 4.74 g
Starch 1.43 g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols - mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.24 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.03 g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total 0.10 g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
0.10 g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
- g
  • 18:4 n-3 (SDA)
- g
  • 20:5 n-3 (EPA)
- g
  • 22:5 n-3 (DPA)
- g
  • 22:6 n-3 (DHA)
- g
Trans Fat - g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 0.93 g 2%
  • Tryptophan
- g
  • Threonine
- g
  • Isoleucine
- g
  • Leucine
- g
  • Lysine
- g
  • Methionine
- g
  • Cystine
- g
  • Phenylalanine
- g
  • Tyrosine
- g
  • Valine
- g
  • Arginine
- g
  • Histidine
- g
  • Alanine
- g
  • Aspartic Acid
- g
  • Glutamic Acid
- g
  • Glycine
- g
  • Proline
- g
  • Serine
- g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 5.90 mg 10%
Thiamin 0.07 mg 5%
Riboflavin 0.06 mg 4%
Niacin 0.98 mg 5%
Pantothenic Acid - mg -
Vitamin B6 0.14 mg 7%
Folate, total 19.00 mg 5%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
19.00 mcg
Choline 8.80 mg
Betaine - mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 16705.83 IU 334%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
835.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
8285.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
3477.00 mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
0.00 mcg
Lycopene 1.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 256.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total 0.99 IU 3%
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
0.66 mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
- mg
Vitamin D - IU -
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 13.20 mcg 17%
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 33.00 mg 3%
Iron 0.30 mg 2%
Magnesium 12.00 mg 3%
Phosphorus 35.00 mg 4%
Potassium 320.00 mg 9%
Sodium 69.00 mg 3%
Zinc 0.24 mg 2%
Copper 0.04 mg 2%
Manganese - mg -
Selenium 0.10 mcg 0%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount
Anthocyanidins
  • Cyanidin
- mg
  • Petunidin
- mg
  • Delphinidin
- mg
  • Malvidin
- mg
  • Pelargonidin
- mg
  • Peonidin
- mg
Flavan-3-ols
  • (+)-Catechin
- mg
  • (-)-Epigallocatechin
- mg
  • (-)-Epicatechin
- mg
  • (-)-Epicatechin-3-gallate
- mg
  • (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate
- mg
  • (+)-Gallocatechin
- mg
Flavanones
  • Eriodictyol
- mg
  • Hesperetin
- mg
  • Naringenin
- mg
Flavones
  • Apigenin
- mg
  • Luteolin
- mg
Flavonols
  • Isorhamnetin
- mg
  • Kaempferol
- mg
  • Myricetin
- mg
  • Quercetin
- mg
Isoflavones
  • Daidzein
- mg
  • Genistein
- mg
  • Glycitein
- mg
  • Isoflavones, total
- mg
  • Biochanin A
- mg
  • Formononetin
- mg
  • Coumestrol
- mg
Proanthocyanidins
  • Proanthocyanidin Monomers
- mg
  • Proanthocyanidin Dimers
- mg
  • Proanthocyanidin Trimers
- mg
  • Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers
- mg
  • Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers
- mg
  • Proanthocyanidin Polymers (>10mers)
- mg


Others
Name Amount
Water 88.29 g
Ash - g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means insufficient data.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or refer to the Dietary Reference Intakes for a specific life stage.


Reference(s):

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, Current Release.

National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets. Accessed from https://ods.od.nih.gov/.