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Carrot vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Carrot and Celeriac

  • Carrot has less Vitamin A, Vitamin K, and Phosphorus.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A needs 93% more than Celeriac.
  • Celeriac contains 3 times less Sugar than Carrot. Carrot contains 4.74g of Sugar, while Celeriac contains 1.6g.

Food varieties used in this article are Carrots, 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 less Sodium -31%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.6%
Equal in Potassium - 300
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.6%
Equal in Potassium - 300

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
Carrot
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +210.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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 Vitamin E +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +32%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +210.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

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
98
Carrot
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Carrot
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.
Carrot Celeriac
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Carrot 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 - 3.14g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Carrot
Carrot contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is cheaper?
Carrot
Carrot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Carrot Celeriac Opinion
Calories 41 42 Celeriac
Protein 0.93 1.5 Celeriac
Fats 0.24 0.3 Celeriac
Vitamin C 5.9 8 Celeriac
Net carbs 6.78000020980835 7.400000095367432 Celeriac
Carbs 9.58 9.2 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.7 Celeriac
Calcium 33 43 Celeriac
Potassium 320 300 Carrot
Magnesium 12 20 Celeriac
Sugar 4.74 1.6 Celeriac
Fiber 2.8 1.8 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.07 Celeriac
Zinc 0.24 0.33 Celeriac
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 115 Celeriac
Sodium 69 100 Carrot
Vitamin A 16706 0 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.36 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.05 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.06 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.7 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.352 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.165 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 41 Celeriac
Folate 19 8 Carrot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.079 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.058 Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.148 Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.