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Beetroot vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Beetroot and Celeriac

  • Beetroot is higher in Folate, and Manganese, however Celeriac is richer in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Celeriac's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 34% higher.
  • Beetroot has 14 times more Folate than Celeriac. While Beetroot has 109µg of Folate, Celeriac has only 8µg.
  • Celeriac has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Beets, raw and Celeriac, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Equal in Potassium - 300
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Equal in Zinc - 0.33
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Equal in Potassium - 300
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Equal in Zinc - 0.33

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +1262.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +20400%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 0% 8% 0% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 0% 103% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +1262.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +20400%

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
12
Beetroot
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
22
Celeriac

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
10%
Beetroot
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Celeriac

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.
Beetroot Celeriac
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Beetroot Celeriac
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 Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Beetroot
Beetroot contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.052g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Celeriac Opinion
Calories 43 42 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 1.5 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.3 Celeriac
Vitamin C 4.9 8 Celeriac
Carbs 9.56 9.2 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.7 Beetroot
Calcium 16 43 Celeriac
Potassium 325 300 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 20 Beetroot
Sugar 6.76 1.6 Celeriac
Fiber 2.8 1.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.07 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.33 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 40 115 Celeriac
Sodium 78 100 Beetroot
Vitamin A 33 0 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.36 Celeriac
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.05 Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.06 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.7 Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.352 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.165 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 41 Celeriac
Folate 109 8 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.079 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.058 Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.148 Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
Fructose

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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.