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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 Zinc - 0.33
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
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 Zinc - 0.33
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 6.76g 7.4g Celeriac
Protein 1.61g 1.5g Beetroot
Fats 0.17g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 9.56g 9.2g Beetroot
Calories 43kcal 42kcal Beetroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 6.76g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 2.8g 1.8g Beetroot
Calcium 16mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.8mg 0.7mg Beetroot
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Beetroot
Phosphorus 40mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 325mg 300mg Beetroot
Sodium 78mg 100mg Beetroot
Zinc 0.35mg 0.33mg Beetroot
Copper 0.075mg 0.07mg Beetroot
Vitamin A 33IU 0IU Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.9mg 8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.031mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.334mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.067mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 109µg 8µg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.2µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.019mg mg Beetroot
Threonine 0.047mg mg Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048mg mg Beetroot
Leucine 0.068mg mg Beetroot
Lysine 0.058mg mg Beetroot
Methionine 0.018mg mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046mg mg Beetroot
Valine 0.056mg mg Beetroot
Histidine 0.021mg mg Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.079g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Beetroot Celeriac
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
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

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.

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.