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Dehydrated Carrot

Carrot, Dehydrated has a average-calorie, very high-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin and Niacin.

The food contains 79.56g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 8.1 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is average.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 3.93 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Carrot, Dehydrated has been given a composite ranking of 93, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein9%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs87%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • High in Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A68460 IU1369.2%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent3422.7 mcg
Alpha Carotene14249.2 mcg
Beta Carotene33953.7 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene3 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin1051.2 mcg
Vitamin C14.6 mg24.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin E5.5 mg18.2%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin K108 mcg135%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.53 mg35.6%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.42 mg24.5%Top 30%High
Niacin6.6 mg32.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin B61 mg52%Top 10%Very High
Folate55 mcg13.8%Top 30%High
Food Folate55 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents55 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.5 mg14.7%Top 10%Very High
Choline72.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium212 mg21.2%Top 10%Very High
Iron3.9 mg21.8%Top 30%High
Magnesium118 mg29.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus346 mg34.6%Top 10%Very High
Potassium2540.4 mg72.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium275 mg11.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.6 mg10.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.37 mg18.5%Top 30%High
Manganese1.1 mg55.8%Top 30%High
Selenium8.6 mcg12.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate79.6 g26.5%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber23.6 g94.4%Top 10%Very High
Sugars38.8 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein8.1 g16.2%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan87 mg
Threonine299 mg
Isoleucine323 mg
Leucine338 mg
Lysine315 mg
Methionine56 mg
Cystine63 mg
Phenylalanine251 mg
Tyrosine157 mg
Valine346 mg
Arginine338 mg
Histidine126 mg
Alanine464 mg
Aspartic Acid1077.1 mg
Glutamic Acid1588.8 mg
Proline228 mg
Serine275 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat1.5 g2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.26 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids95 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids635 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water4 g
Ash6.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 341 Calories from Fat 12

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.5 g 2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.26 g 1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 275 mg 11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 79.6 g 26.5%

Dietary Fiber 23.6 g94.4%

Sugars 38.8 g

Protein 8.1 g 16.2%

Vitamin A 1369.2% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 21.2% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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