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Maize vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Celery
Celery contains less Sugars (difference - 4.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.283g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Celery
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
13
Maize
16
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
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
Maize
7
:
1
Celery
Contains more Iron +160%
Contains more Magnesium +236.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +270.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.8%
Contains more Copper +54.3%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Contains more Iron +160%
Contains more Magnesium +236.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +270.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.8%
Contains more Copper +54.3%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Equal in Potassium - 260

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
Maize
5
:
4
Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +119.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +638.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +9666.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.057
Contains more Vitamin C +119.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +638.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +9666.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.057

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
20%
Maize
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
3%
Celery
Fats
6%
Maize
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 Maize Celery Opinion
Protein 3.27 0.69 Maize
Fats 1.35 0.17 Maize
Carbs 18.7 2.97 Maize
Calories 86 16 Maize
Starch 5.7 0 Maize
Sugars 6.26 1.34 Maize
Fiber 2 1.6 Maize
Calcium 2 40 Celery
Iron 0.52 0.2 Maize
Magnesium 37 11 Maize
Phosphorus 89 24 Maize
Potassium 270 260 Maize
Sodium 15 80 Maize
Zinc 0.46 0.13 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.035 Maize
Vitamin A 187 449 Celery
Vitamin E 0.07 0.27 Celery
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 6.8 3.1 Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.021 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.057 Celery
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.32 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.246 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.074 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 29.3 Celery
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.023 0.009 Maize
Threonine 0.129 0.02 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 0.021 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.032 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.027 Maize
Methionine 0.067 0.005 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.02 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.027 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.012 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.042 Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.032 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.079 Maize
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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