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Avocado vs. Celery — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Avocado and Celery

  • Avocado has more Vitamin B5, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin C, however, Celery is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Avocado covers your daily Vitamin B5 needs 23% more than Celery.
  • Celery has 51 times less Saturated Fat than Avocado. Avocado has 2.126g of Saturated Fat, while Celery has 0.042g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Avocados, raw, all commercial varieties and Celery, raw.

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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.
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Celery
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +86.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Zinc +392.3%
Contains more Copper +442.9%
Contains more Manganese +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Equal in Selenium - 0.4
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 21% 21% 23% 43% 1% 18% 64% 19% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12% 14% 3%
Contains more Iron +175%
Contains more Magnesium +163.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +86.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.3%
Contains more Zinc +392.3%
Contains more Copper +442.9%
Contains more Manganese +37.9%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Equal in Selenium - 0.4

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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Celery
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +219%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +443.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +464.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.3%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Choline +132.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 42% 0% 34% 17% 30% 33% 84% 60% 61% 0% 8% 53%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 4% 74%
Contains more Vitamin E +666.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +219%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +443.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +464.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.3%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Choline +132.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Celery
Contains more Protein +189.9%
Contains more Fats +8523.5%
Contains more Carbs +187.2%
Contains more Other +113.5%
Contains more Water +30.3%
2% 15% 9% 73%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 14.66 g
Carbs: 8.53 g
Water: 73.23 g
Other: 1.58 g
3% 95%
Protein: 0.69 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.97 g
Water: 95.43 g
Other: 0.74 g
Contains more Protein +189.9%
Contains more Fats +8523.5%
Contains more Carbs +187.2%
Contains more Other +113.5%
Contains more Water +30.3%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Celery
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +30521.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2198.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98%
15% 71% 13%
Saturated Fat: 2.126 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.799 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.816 g
27% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +30521.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2198.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -98%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Celery
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +33.3%
Contains more Fructose +208.3%
Contains more Galactose +380%
Equal in Glucose - 0.4
14% 8% 49% 16% 13%
Starch: 0.11 g
Sucrose: 0.06 g
Glucose: 0.37 g
Fructose: 0.12 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.1 g
6% 30% 28% 36%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.08 g
Glucose: 0.4 g
Fructose: 0.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.48 g
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +33.3%
Contains more Fructose +208.3%
Contains more Galactose +380%
Equal in Glucose - 0.4

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Avocado Celery Opinion
Net carbs 1.83g 1.37g Avocado
Protein 2g 0.69g Avocado
Fats 14.66g 0.17g Avocado
Carbs 8.53g 2.97g Avocado
Calories 160kcal 16kcal Avocado
Starch 0.11g 0g Avocado
Fructose 0.12g 0.37g Celery
Sugar 0.66g 1.34g Avocado
Fiber 6.7g 1.6g Avocado
Calcium 12mg 40mg Celery
Iron 0.55mg 0.2mg Avocado
Magnesium 29mg 11mg Avocado
Phosphorus 52mg 24mg Avocado
Potassium 485mg 260mg Avocado
Sodium 7mg 80mg Avocado
Zinc 0.64mg 0.13mg Avocado
Copper 0.19mg 0.035mg Avocado
Manganese 0.142mg 0.103mg Avocado
Selenium 0.4µg 0.4µg
Vitamin A 146IU 449IU Celery
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 22µg Celery
Vitamin E 2.07mg 0.27mg Avocado
Vitamin C 10mg 3.1mg Avocado
Vitamin B1 0.067mg 0.021mg Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.057mg Avocado
Vitamin B3 1.738mg 0.32mg Avocado
Vitamin B5 1.389mg 0.246mg Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.257mg 0.074mg Avocado
Folate 81µg 36µg Avocado
Choline 14.2mg 6.1mg Avocado
Vitamin K 21µg 29.3µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.025mg 0.009mg Avocado
Threonine 0.073mg 0.02mg Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.021mg Avocado
Leucine 0.143mg 0.032mg Avocado
Lysine 0.132mg 0.027mg Avocado
Methionine 0.038mg 0.005mg Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097mg 0.02mg Avocado
Valine 0.107mg 0.027mg Avocado
Histidine 0.049mg 0.012mg Avocado
Saturated Fat 2.126g 0.042g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799g 0.032g Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816g 0.079g Avocado
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.015g Avocado
Omega-3 - ALA 0.111g Avocado

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Avocado Celery
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
33%
Avocado
16%
Celery
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Avocado
10%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.084g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Avocado
Avocado is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sodium (difference - 73mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Avocado
Avocado is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Avocado - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171705/nutrients
  2. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.