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Basil vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Basil and Celery?

  • Basil is richer than Celery in Vitamin K, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B6.
  • Basil's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 321% more.
  • Basil has 16 times more Iron than Celery. While Basil has 3.17mg of Iron, Celery has only 0.2mg.

We used Basil, fresh and Celery, raw types in this article.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Basil
8
:
0
Celery
Contains more Iron +1485%
Contains more Calcium +342.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +481.8%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Zinc +523.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 119% 54% 27% 46% 129% 23% 24% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 12% 23% 8% 12% 4% 11% 11%
Contains more Iron +1485%
Contains more Calcium +342.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains more Magnesium +481.8%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Contains more Zinc +523.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains less Sodium -95%

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
Basil
9
:
1
Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +480.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1074.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1315.7%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 317% 16% 0% 9% 18% 17% 13% 36% 0% 1037% 51%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 27% 6% 0% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 0% 74% 27%
Contains more Vitamin C +480.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1074.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +181.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1315.7%
Contains more Folate +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
131
Basil
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
52
Basil
11
Celery

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 food.
Protein
19%
Basil
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
3%
Celery
Fats
3%
Basil
1%
Celery

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Basil Celery
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Basil
Basil is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Basil
Basil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Basil Celery Opinion
Calories 23 16 Basil
Protein 3.15 0.69 Basil
Fats 0.64 0.17 Basil
Vitamin C 18 3.1 Basil
Carbs 2.65 2.97 Celery
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 0.2 Basil
Calcium 177 40 Basil
Potassium 295 260 Basil
Magnesium 64 11 Basil
Sugar 0.3 1.34 Basil
Fiber 1.6 1.6
Copper 0.385 0.035 Basil
Zinc 0.81 0.13 Basil
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 56 24 Basil
Sodium 4 80 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 449 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 0.27 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.021 Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.057 Basil
Vitamin B3 0.902 0.32 Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209 0.246 Celery
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.074 Basil
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 29.3 Basil
Folate 68 36 Basil
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 0.042 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.032 Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 0.079 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 0.009 Basil
Threonine 0.104 0.02 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 0.021 Basil
Leucine 0.191 0.032 Basil
Lysine 0.11 0.027 Basil
Methionine 0.036 0.005 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.02 Basil
Valine 0.127 0.027 Basil
Histidine 0.051 0.012 Basil
Fructose 0.02 0.37 Celery

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Basil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172232/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.