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Celeriac vs. Chicory — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Celeriac and Chicory

  • Celeriac has more Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and Iron, however, Chicory is richer in Folate, and Fiber.
  • Celeriac's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 13% more.
  • Celeriac contains 50 times more Sodium than Chicory. Celeriac contains 100mg of Sodium, while Chicory contains 2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Celeriac, raw and Chicory, witloof, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +126.3%
Contains more Iron +191.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +342.3%
Contains more Potassium +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +106.3%
Contains more Copper +37.3%
Contains more Manganese +58%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24% 21% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 9% 8% 12% 19% 1% 5% 17% 14% 2%
Contains more Calcium +126.3%
Contains more Iron +191.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +342.3%
Contains more Potassium +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +106.3%
Contains more Copper +37.3%
Contains more Manganese +58%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Contains less Sodium -98%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Folate +362.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 5% 103%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 10% 16% 7% 3% 9% 10% 28% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Folate +362.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +66.7%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +130%
Contains more Other +108.3%
Equal in Water - 94.52
9% 88%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 9.2 g
Water: 88 g
Other: 1 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.9 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4 g
Water: 94.52 g
Other: 0.48 g
Contains more Protein +66.7%
Contains more Fats +200%
Contains more Carbs +130%
Contains more Other +108.3%
Equal in Water - 94.52

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2800%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +236.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.6%
28% 20% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.079 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.058 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.148 g
34% 3% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.024 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2800%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +236.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -69.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Celeriac Chicory
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Chicory Opinion
Net carbs 7.4g 0.9g Celeriac
Protein 1.5g 0.9g Celeriac
Fats 0.3g 0.1g Celeriac
Carbs 9.2g 4g Celeriac
Calories 42kcal 17kcal Celeriac
Sugar 1.6g Chicory
Fiber 1.8g 3.1g Chicory
Calcium 43mg 19mg Celeriac
Iron 0.7mg 0.24mg Celeriac
Magnesium 20mg 10mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 115mg 26mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 211mg Celeriac
Sodium 100mg 2mg Chicory
Zinc 0.33mg 0.16mg Celeriac
Copper 0.07mg 0.051mg Celeriac
Manganese 0.158mg 0.1mg Celeriac
Selenium 0.7µg 0.2µg Celeriac
Vitamin A 0IU 29IU Chicory
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Chicory
Vitamin E 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin C 8mg 2.8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.062mg Chicory
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.027mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.16mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.145mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.042mg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 37µg Chicory
Choline 9mg Celeriac
Vitamin K 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.016mg Chicory
Threonine 0.025mg Chicory
Isoleucine 0.054mg Chicory
Leucine 0.039mg Chicory
Lysine 0.035mg Chicory
Methionine 0.005mg Chicory
Phenylalanine 0.022mg Chicory
Valine 0.041mg Chicory
Histidine 0.015mg Chicory
Saturated Fat 0.079g 0.024g Chicory
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.002g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.044g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Chicory
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Celeriac
6%
Chicory
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Celeriac
9%
Chicory

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chicory
Chicory contains less Sodium (difference - 98mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.055g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chicory
Chicory is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Chicory
Chicory is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/nutrients
  2. Chicory - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170404/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.