Apricot vs. Carrot Juice

Nutrition comparison of Apricot and Carrot Juice


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of apricot versus carrot juice (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in apricot and carrot juice:

  • Both carrot juice and apricot are high in potassium.
  • Carrot juice has 58% less sugar than apricot.
  • Carrot juice has more thiamin and Vitamin B6.
  • Carrot juice is an excellent source of Vitamin A.
Detailed nutritional comparison of apricot and carrot juice is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Apricot (Apricots, raw) and Carrot Juice (Carrot juice, canned) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts of calories - carrot juice has 40 calories per 100 grams and apricot has 48 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, apricot is lighter in carbs and similar to carrot juice for protein and fat. Apricot has a macronutrient ratio of 11:83:7 and for carrot juice, 9:88:4 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Apricot Carrot Juice
Protein 11% 9%
Carbohydrates 83% 88%
Fat 7% 4%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts carbs - carrot juice has 9.3g of total carbs per 100 grams and apricot has 11.1g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Apricot has 150% more dietary fiber than carrot juice - carrot juice has 0.8g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and apricot has 2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Carrot juice has 58% less sugar than apricot - carrot juice has 3.9g of sugar per 100 grams and apricot has 9.2g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts of protein - carrot juice has 0.95g of protein per 100 grams and apricot has 1.4g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both carrot juice and apricot are low in saturated fat - carrot juice has 0.03g of saturated fat per 100 grams and apricot has 0.03g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - carrot juice has 8.5mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and apricot has 10mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Carrot juice is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 896% more Vitamin A than apricot - carrot juice has 956ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and apricot has 96ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - carrot juice has 1.2mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and apricot has 0.89mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - carrot juice has 15.5ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and apricot has 3.3ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Carrot juice has more thiamin and Vitamin B6. Both apricot and carrot juice contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and folate.

Apricot Carrot Juice
Thiamin 0.03 MG 0.092 MG
Riboflavin 0.04 MG 0.055 MG
Niacin 0.6 MG 0.386 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.24 MG 0.228 MG
Vitamin B6 0.054 MG 0.217 MG
Folate 9 UG 4 UG

Minerals

calcium

Carrot juice has 85% more calcium than apricot - carrot juice has 24mg of calcium per 100 grams and apricot has 13mg of calcium.

iron

Carrot juice and apricot contain similar amounts of iron - carrot juice has 0.46mg of iron per 100 grams and apricot has 0.39mg of iron.

potassium

Both carrot juice and apricot are high in potassium. Carrot juice has 13% more potassium than apricot - carrot juice has 292mg of potassium per 100 grams and apricot has 259mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Apricot Carrot Juice
beta-carotene 1094 UG 9303 UG
alpha-carotene 19 UG 4342 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 89 UG 333 UG
lycopene ~ 2 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both apricot and carrot juice contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Apricot Carrot Juice
linoleic acid 0.077 G 0.061 G
Total 0.077 G 0.061 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Apricot (Apricots, raw) and Carrot Juice (Carrot juice, canned) .

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