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Alfalfa seeds vs. Celtuce — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Alfalfa seeds and Celtuce?

  • Alfalfa seeds are richer in Copper, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Iron, yet Celtuce is richer in Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Celtuce's daily need coverage for Manganese is 22% higher.
  • Alfalfa seeds have 4 times more Copper than Celtuce. Alfalfa seeds have 0.157mg of Copper, while Celtuce has 0.04mg.

We used Alfalfa seeds, sprouted, raw and Celtuce, raw types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.5%
Contains more Zinc +240.7%
Contains more Copper +292.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.9%
Contains more Potassium +317.7%
Contains more Manganese +266%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Magnesium - 28
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 36% 20% 30% 7% 1% 26% 53% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 21% 20% 17% 30% 2% 8% 14% 90% 5%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +79.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.5%
Contains more Zinc +240.7%
Contains more Copper +292.5%
Contains more Calcium +21.9%
Contains more Potassium +317.7%
Contains more Manganese +266%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Equal in Magnesium - 28

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2158.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Folate +27.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 1% 0% 28% 19% 30% 10% 34% 8% 27% 0% 8% 77%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 210% 0% 0% 65% 14% 17% 11% 11% 12% 35% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2158.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +137.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.1%
Contains more Folate +27.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +369.4%
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +73.8%
Contains more Other +75%
Equal in Water - 94.5
4% 2% 93%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 0.69 g
Carbs: 2.1 g
Water: 92.82 g
Other: 0.4 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +369.4%
Contains more Fats +130%
Contains more Carbs +73.8%
Contains more Other +75%
Equal in Water - 94.5

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Alfalfa seeds Celtuce
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Alfalfa seeds Celtuce Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 1.95g Celtuce
Protein 3.99g 0.85g Alfalfa seeds
Fats 0.69g 0.3g Alfalfa seeds
Carbs 2.1g 3.65g Celtuce
Calories 23kcal 18kcal Alfalfa seeds
Fructose 0.12g Alfalfa seeds
Sugar 0.2g Celtuce
Fiber 1.9g 1.7g Alfalfa seeds
Calcium 32mg 39mg Celtuce
Iron 0.96mg 0.55mg Alfalfa seeds
Magnesium 27mg 28mg Celtuce
Phosphorus 70mg 39mg Alfalfa seeds
Potassium 79mg 330mg Celtuce
Sodium 6mg 11mg Alfalfa seeds
Zinc 0.92mg 0.27mg Alfalfa seeds
Copper 0.157mg 0.04mg Alfalfa seeds
Manganese 0.188mg 0.688mg Celtuce
Selenium 0.6µg 0.9µg Celtuce
Vitamin A 155IU 3500IU Celtuce
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 175µg Celtuce
Vitamin E 0.02mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin C 8.2mg 19.5mg Celtuce
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.055mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B2 0.126mg 0.07mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B3 0.481mg 0.55mg Celtuce
Vitamin B5 0.563mg 0.183mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B6 0.034mg 0.05mg Celtuce
Folate 36µg 46µg Celtuce
Choline 14.4mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin K 30.5µg Alfalfa seeds
Tryptophan 0.006mg Celtuce
Threonine 0.134mg 0.039mg Alfalfa seeds
Isoleucine 0.143mg 0.055mg Alfalfa seeds
Leucine 0.267mg 0.052mg Alfalfa seeds
Lysine 0.214mg 0.055mg Alfalfa seeds
Methionine 0.01mg Celtuce
Phenylalanine 0.036mg Celtuce
Valine 0.145mg 0.046mg Alfalfa seeds
Histidine 0.015mg Celtuce
Saturated Fat 0.069g Celtuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g Alfalfa seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 0.409g Alfalfa seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Alfalfa seeds Celtuce
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Alfalfa seeds
29%
Celtuce
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Alfalfa seeds
21%
Celtuce

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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 ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alfalfa seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168384/nutrients
  2. Celtuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169990/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.