Carrot vs Pumpkin: All Nutritional Differences

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

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Carrot - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Pumpkin - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Fact 1: There is More Calories in Carrot

At first glance, you can see that in carrot is much more calories than in pumpkin.

Carrot has 41 kcal per 100g and pumpkin 26 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 58%.

In carrot and in pumpkin most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare carrot with pumpkin in details.

Fact 2: Carrot And Pumpkin Nutrition Difference

Pumpkin vs Carrot: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gCarrotPumpkin
Calories41 26
Carbohydrates9.58 g6.5 g
Fat0.24 g0.1 g
Dietary fiber2.8 g0.5 g
Protein0.93 g1 g
Calcium33 mg21 mg
Iron0.3 mg0.8 mg
Magnessium12 mg12 mg
Phosphorus35 mg44 mg
Potassium320 mg340 mg
Sodium69 mg1 mg
Zink0.24 mg0.32 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.066 mg0.05 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.058 mg0.11 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.983 mg0.6 mg
Vitaminium B50.273 mg0.298 mg
Vitaminium B60.138 mg0.061 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)19 mg16 mg
Vitaminium C5.9 mg9 mg
Vitaminium K13.2 mg1.1 mg
Beta karoten8285 mg3100 mg

Less protein in carrot

It is aslo easy to see see that in carrot is less protein than in pumpkin.

There is 1g per 100g of pumpkin and 0.93g per 100g of carrot so using simple math we can see that difference is about 8%.

More carbohydrates in carrot

In carrot is more carbohydrates than in pumpkin.

There is 6.5g/100g of carbohydrates in pumpkin and 9.58g/100g in carrot so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 47%.

More fat in carrot

In carrot is more fats than in pumpkin.

The tables above show us that there is 0.1g/100g of fats in pumpkin and 0.24g/100g in carrot. In this case difference is about 140%.


  • Calories41
  • Carbohydrates9.58 g
  • Fat0.24 g
  • Dietary fiber2.8 g
  • Protein0.93 g
Carrot calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cub | sliced

Calories source

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


  • Calories26
  • Carbohydrates6.5 g
  • Fat0.1 g
  • Dietary fiber0.5 g
  • Protein1 g
Pumpkin calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | mashed | cup | cubes

Calories source

  • 84% CARBS
  • 13% PROTEIN
  • 3% FAT

Vitamins: pumpkin vs carrot

Minerals: carrot vs pumpkin

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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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