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Celeriac vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Celeriac and Onion

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Phosphorus and Iron in Celeriac is higher than in Onion.
  • Celeriac covers your daily need of Vitamin K 34% more than Onion.
  • Celeriac contains 25 times more Sodium than Onion. While Celeriac contains 100mg of Sodium, Onion contains only 4mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Celeriac, raw and Onions, 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
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1
Onion
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +87%
Contains more Potassium +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%
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% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +87%
Contains more Potassium +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.6%
Contains less Sodium -96%

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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Onion
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +503.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10150%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 7.4
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046
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 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +503.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10150%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 7.4
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.046

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Celeriac
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
8
Onion

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 the food
Protein
9%
Celeriac
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Celeriac
0%
Onion

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Celeriac Onion
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Celeriac Onion
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 contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 96mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Celeriac
Celeriac contains less Sugars (difference - 2.64g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Celeriac Onion Opinion
Calories 42 40 Celeriac
Protein 1.5 1.1 Celeriac
Fats 0.3 0.1 Celeriac
Vitamin C 8 7.4 Celeriac
Carbs 9.2 9.34 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.7 0.21 Celeriac
Calcium 43 23 Celeriac
Potassium 300 146 Celeriac
Magnesium 20 10 Celeriac
Sugars 1.6 4.24 Celeriac
Fiber 1.8 1.7 Celeriac
Copper 0.07 0.039 Celeriac
Zinc 0.33 0.17 Celeriac
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 115 29 Celeriac
Sodium 100 4 Onion
Vitamin A 0 2 Onion
Vitamin E 0.36 0.02 Celeriac
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.046 Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.027 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.116 Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352 0.123 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.12 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41 0.4 Celeriac
Folate 8 19 Onion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.079 0.042 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.013 Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148 0.017 Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.002 Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.014 Onion
Fructose 1.29 Onion

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.