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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 RAE, 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
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0
Celery
Contains more Calcium +342.5%
Contains more Iron +1485%
Contains more Magnesium +481.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +523.1%
Contains more Copper +1000%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 119% 46% 24% 27% 1% 23% 129%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Contains more Calcium +342.5%
Contains more Iron +1485%
Contains more Magnesium +481.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +13.5%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +523.1%
Contains more Copper +1000%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Basil Celery Opinion
Net carbs 1.05g 1.37g Celery
Protein 3.15g 0.69g Basil
Fats 0.64g 0.17g Basil
Carbs 2.65g 2.97g Celery
Calories 23kcal 16kcal Basil
Starch g 0g Celery
Fructose 0.02g 0.37g Celery
Sugar 0.3g 1.34g Basil
Fiber 1.6g 1.6g
Calcium 177mg 40mg Basil
Iron 3.17mg 0.2mg Basil
Magnesium 64mg 11mg Basil
Phosphorus 56mg 24mg Basil
Potassium 295mg 260mg Basil
Sodium 4mg 80mg Basil
Zinc 0.81mg 0.13mg Basil
Copper 0.385mg 0.035mg Basil
Vitamin A 5275IU 449IU Basil
Vitamin E 0.8mg 0.27mg Basil
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18mg 3.1mg Basil
Vitamin B1 0.034mg 0.021mg Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076mg 0.057mg Basil
Vitamin B3 0.902mg 0.32mg Basil
Vitamin B5 0.209mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.155mg 0.074mg Basil
Folate 68µg 36µg Basil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 414.8µg 29.3µg Basil
Tryptophan 0.039mg 0.009mg Basil
Threonine 0.104mg 0.02mg Basil
Isoleucine 0.104mg 0.021mg Basil
Leucine 0.191mg 0.032mg Basil
Lysine 0.11mg 0.027mg Basil
Methionine 0.036mg 0.005mg Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13mg 0.02mg Basil
Valine 0.127mg 0.027mg Basil
Histidine 0.051mg 0.012mg Basil
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.041g 0.042g Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.032g Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389g 0.079g Basil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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

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)

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.