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Celeriac vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Celeriac and Carrot

  • Celeriac has more Vitamin K, and Phosphorus, however Carrot is higher in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 93% more than Celeriac.
  • Carrot contains 3 times less Phosphorus than Celeriac. Celeriac contains 115mg of Phosphorus, while Carrot contains 35mg.
  • Celeriac has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Celeriac, raw and Carrots, 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 +30.3%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.6%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Calcium +30.3%
Contains more Iron +133.3%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +228.6%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Contains more Copper +55.6%
Contains less Sodium -31%
Equal in Potassium - 320

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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Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +210.6%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +35.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +210.6%
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%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.058

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 Carrot
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 7.4g 6.78g Celeriac
Protein 1.5g 0.93g Celeriac
Fats 0.3g 0.24g Celeriac
Carbs 9.2g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 42kcal 41kcal Celeriac
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 1.6g 4.74g Celeriac
Fiber 1.8g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 43mg 33mg Celeriac
Iron 0.7mg 0.3mg Celeriac
Magnesium 20mg 12mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 115mg 35mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 320mg Carrot
Sodium 100mg 69mg Carrot
Zinc 0.33mg 0.24mg Celeriac
Copper 0.07mg 0.045mg Celeriac
Vitamin A 0IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.36mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 5.9mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.066mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.058mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.273mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.138mg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 19µg Carrot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41µg 13.2µg Celeriac
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Carrot
Threonine mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine mg 0.077mg Carrot
Leucine mg 0.102mg Carrot
Lysine mg 0.101mg Carrot
Methionine mg 0.02mg Carrot
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Carrot
Valine mg 0.069mg Carrot
Histidine mg 0.04mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.079g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.014g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.117g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Celeriac
1%
Carrot

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.

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