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Celery vs Leek - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Leek
Leek is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Leek
Leek is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leek
Leek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Leek
Leek contains less Sodium (difference - 60mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Celery
Celery contains less Sugars (difference - 2.56g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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.
Celery Leek
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
16
Celery
34
Leek
Mineral Summary Score
9
Celery
15
Leek

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
Celery
2
:
6
Leek
Contains more Potassium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +950%
Contains more Calcium +47.5%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Copper +242.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12
Contains more Potassium +44.4%
Contains more Iron +950%
Contains more Calcium +47.5%
Contains more Magnesium +154.5%
Contains more Copper +242.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +45.8%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Zinc - 0.12

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
Celery
2
:
7
Leek
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +240.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +287.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +271.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +240.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +214.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +60.4%

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
4%
Celery
9%
Leek
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
14%
Leek
Fats
1%
Celery
1%
Leek

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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 Celery Leek Opinion
Calories 16 61 Leek
Protein 0.69 1.5 Leek
Fats 0.17 0.3 Leek
Vitamin C 3.1 12 Leek
Carbs 2.97 14.15 Leek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 2.1 Leek
Calcium 40 59 Leek
Potassium 260 180 Celery
Magnesium 11 28 Leek
Sugars 1.34 3.9 Leek
Fiber 1.6 1.8 Leek
Copper 0.035 0.12 Leek
Zinc 0.13 0.12 Celery
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 24 35 Leek
Sodium 80 20 Leek
Vitamin A 449 1667 Leek
Vitamin E 0.27 0.92 Leek
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.06 Leek
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.03 Celery
Vitamin B3 0.32 0.4 Leek
Vitamin B5 0.246 0.14 Celery
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.233 Leek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 47 Leek
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.04 Leek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.004 Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.166 Leek
Tryptophan 0.009 0.012 Leek
Threonine 0.02 0.063 Leek
Isoleucine 0.021 0.052 Leek
Leucine 0.032 0.096 Leek
Lysine 0.027 0.078 Leek
Methionine 0.005 0.018 Leek
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.055 Leek
Valine 0.027 0.056 Leek
Histidine 0.012 0.025 Leek
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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