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Basil vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Basil
Basil contains less Sugars (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Basil Celery
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Celery
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
170
Basil
16
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
9
Celery

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
8
:
0
Celery
Contains more Iron +1485%
Contains more Calcium +342.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +481.8%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Zinc +523.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Iron +1485%
Contains more Calcium +342.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +481.8%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Zinc +523.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -95%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
8
:
1
Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +480.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1074.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1315.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +480.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1074.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1315.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
19%
Basil
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
3%
Celery
Fats
3%
Basil
1%
Celery

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Basil Celery Opinion
Calories 23 16 Basil
Protein 3.15 0.69 Basil
Fats 0.64 0.17 Basil
Vitamin C 18 3.1 Basil
Carbs 2.65 2.97 Celery
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 0.2 Basil
Calcium 177 40 Basil
Potassium 295 260 Basil
Magnesium 64 11 Basil
Sugars 0.3 1.34 Celery
Fiber 1.6 1.6
Copper 0.385 0.035 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.13 Basil
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 56 24 Basil
Sodium 4 80 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 449 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 0.27 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.021 Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.057 Basil
Vitamin B3 0.902 0.32 Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.246 Celery
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.074 Basil
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 29.3 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.042 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.032 Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.079 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 0.009 Basil
Threonine 0.104 0.02 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 0.021 Basil
Leucine 0.191 0.032 Basil
Lysine 0.11 0.027 Basil
Methionine 0.036 0.005 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.02 Basil
Valine 0.127 0.027 Basil
Histidine 0.051 0.012 Basil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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