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Celeriac vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Celeriac and Celery

  • Celeriac has more Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin C, however Celery has more Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Celeriac is 13% higher.
  • Celery has 4 times less Iron than Celeriac. Celeriac has 0.7mg of Iron, while Celery has 0.2mg.

Food types used in this article are Celeriac, raw and Celery, 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 +250%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +153.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +379.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Calcium - 40
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 12% 23% 8% 12% 4% 11% 11%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Contains more Zinc +153.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +379.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Equal in Calcium - 40

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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Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.057
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 27% 6% 0% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 0% 74% 27%
Contains more Vitamin C +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +350%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.057

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
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
11
Celery

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
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
3%
Celery
Fats
1%
Celeriac
1%
Celery

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 Celery
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

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Celeriac Celery
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?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Celery
Celery contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Celery Opinion
Calories 42 16 Celeriac
Protein 1.5 0.69 Celeriac
Fats 0.3 0.17 Celeriac
Vitamin C 8 3.1 Celeriac
Carbs 9.2 2.97 Celeriac
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.7 0.2 Celeriac
Calcium 43 40 Celeriac
Potassium 300 260 Celeriac
Magnesium 20 11 Celeriac
Sugar 1.6 1.34 Celery
Fiber 1.8 1.6 Celeriac
Copper 0.07 0.035 Celeriac
Zinc 0.33 0.13 Celeriac
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 115 24 Celeriac
Sodium 100 80 Celery
Vitamin A 0 449 Celery
Vitamin E 0.36 0.27 Celeriac
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.021 Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.057 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.32 Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352 0.246 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.074 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41 29.3 Celeriac
Folate 8 36 Celery
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.079 0.042 Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.032 Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148 0.079 Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.009 Celery
Threonine 0.02 Celery
Isoleucine 0.021 Celery
Leucine 0.032 Celery
Lysine 0.027 Celery
Methionine 0.005 Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02 Celery
Valine 0.027 Celery
Histidine 0.012 Celery
Fructose 0.37 Celery

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. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.