Beetroot vs Carrot: Nutrition Showdown

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Beetroot - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Beetroot - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Carrot vs Beetroot: Nutrition Comparison

per 100gBeetrootCarrot
Calories43 41
Carbohydrates9.56 g9.58 g
Fat0.17 g0.24 g
Dietary fiber2.8 g2.8 g
Protein1.61 g0.93 g
Calcium16 mg33 mg
Iron0.8 mg0.3 mg
Magnessium23 mg12 mg
Potassium325 mg320 mg
Sodium78 mg69 mg
Zink0.35 mg0.24 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.031 mg0.066 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.057 mg0.058 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.334 mg0.983 mg
Vitaminium B50.155 mg0.273 mg
Vitaminium B60.067 mg0.138 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)109 mg19 mg
Vitaminium C4.9 mg5.9 mg
Vitaminium K0.2 mg13.2 mg
Beta karoten20 mg8285 mg

More Calories in Beetroot

At first glance, you can see that in beetroot is just a little more calories than in carrot.

Beetroot has 43 kcal per 100g and carrot 41 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 5%.

In beetroot and in carrot most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare beetroot with carrot in details.

Beetroot And Carrot Nutrition Difference

  • Calories:
    beetroot - 5% more than carrot
  • Carbohydrates:
    carrot - 0% more than beetroot
  • Fat:
    carrot - 41% more than beetroot
  • Dietary fiber:
    carrot - 0% more than beetroot
  • Protein:
    beetroot - 73% more than carrot

More protein in beetroot

It is aslo easy to see see that in beetroot is more protein than in carrot.

There is 0.93g per 100g of carrot and 1.61g per 100g of beetroot so using simple math we can see that difference is about 73%.

Less carbohydrates in beetroot

In beetroot is less carbohydrates than in carrot.

There is 9.58g/100g of carbohydrates in carrot and 9.56g/100g in beetroot so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 0%.

Less fat in beetroot

In beetroot is less fats than in carrot.

The tables above show us that there is 0.24g/100g of fats in carrot and 0.17g/100g in beetroot. In this case difference is about 41%.


  • Calories43
  • Carbohydrates9.56 g
  • Fat0.17 g
  • Dietary fiber2.8 g
  • Protein1.61 g
Beetroot calories per:
| ounce | single piece | cup | slices | cup | boiled

Calories source

  • 83% CARBS.
  • 14% PROTEIN
  • 3% FAT


  • Calories41
  • Carbohydrates9.58 g
  • Fat0.24 g
  • Dietary fiber2.8 g
  • Protein0.93 g
Carrot calories per:
| ounce | single piece | cub | sliced

Calories source

  • 87% CARBS
  • 8% PROTEIN
  • 5% FAT

Vitamins: carrot vs beetroot

  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine):
    carrot - 113% more than beetroot
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin):
    carrot - 2% more than beetroot
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
    carrot - 194% more than beetroot
  • Vitaminium B5:
    carrot - 76% more than beetroot
  • Vitaminium B6:
    carrot - 106% more than beetroot
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
    beetroot - 474% more than carrot
  • Vitaminium C:
    carrot - 20% more than beetroot
  • Vitaminium K:
    carrot - 6500% more than beetroot
  • Beta karoten:
    carrot - 41325% more than beetroot

Minerals: beetroot vs carrot

  • Calcium:
    carrot - 106% more than beetroot
  • Iron:
    beetroot - 167% more than carrot
  • Magnessium:
    beetroot - 92% more than carrot
  • Potassium:
    beetroot - 2% more than carrot
  • Sodium:
    beetroot - 13% more than carrot
  • Zink:
    beetroot - 46% more than carrot
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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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