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Celery vs Lettuce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lettuce
Lettuce is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Lettuce
Lettuce is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sugars (difference - 0.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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)

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 Lettuce
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Celery Lettuce
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
85
Lettuce
Mineral Summary Score
9
Celery
9
Lettuce

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
3
:
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains more Iron +330%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Equal in Calcium - 36
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Contains more Iron +330%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Equal in Calcium - 36

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1549.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1549.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%

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
8%
Lettuce
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
3%
Lettuce
Fats
1%
Celery
1%
Lettuce

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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 Lettuce Opinion
Calories 16 15 Celery
Protein 0.69 1.36 Lettuce
Fats 0.17 0.15 Celery
Vitamin C 3.1 9.2 Lettuce
Carbs 2.97 2.87 Celery
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 0.86 Lettuce
Calcium 40 36 Celery
Potassium 260 194 Celery
Magnesium 11 13 Lettuce
Sugars 1.34 0.78 Celery
Fiber 1.6 1.3 Celery
Copper 0.035 0.029 Celery
Zinc 0.13 0.18 Lettuce
Starch 0 0
Phosphorus 24 29 Lettuce
Sodium 80 28 Lettuce
Vitamin A 449 7405 Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.27 0.22 Celery
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.07 Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.08 Lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.32 0.375 Lettuce
Vitamin B5 0.246 0.134 Celery
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.09 Lettuce
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 126.3 Lettuce
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.02 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.006 Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.082 Lettuce
Tryptophan 0.009 0.009
Threonine 0.02 0.059 Lettuce
Isoleucine 0.021 0.084 Lettuce
Leucine 0.032 0.079 Lettuce
Lysine 0.027 0.084 Lettuce
Methionine 0.005 0.016 Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.055 Lettuce
Valine 0.027 0.07 Lettuce
Histidine 0.012 0.022 Lettuce
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