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Celeriac vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Celeriac and Beetroot

  • Celeriac is higher in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, however Beetroot is richer in Folate, and Manganese.
  • Celeriac's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 34% higher.
  • Celeriac has 3 times more Phosphorus than Beetroot. While Celeriac has 115mg of Phosphorus, Beetroot has only 40mg.
  • Celeriac has less Sugar.

The food types used in this comparison are Celeriac, raw and Beets, 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 Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Zinc - 0.35
Equal in Copper - 0.075
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 30% 17% 18% 29% 11% 10% 25%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +187.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains less Sodium -22%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Equal in Zinc - 0.35
Equal in Copper - 0.075

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +1262.5%
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%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +1262.5%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Beetroot
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
20
Celeriac
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
18
Beetroot

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

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