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Celeriac vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Celeriac and Potato

  • Celeriac has more Vitamin K, and Phosphorus, while Potato has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Celeriac covers your daily need of Vitamin K 33% more than Potato.
  • Celeriac contains 4 times more Calcium than Potato. While Celeriac contains 43mg of Calcium, Potato contains only 12mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Celeriac, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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 +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.8%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Equal in Zinc - 0.3
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.8%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Equal in Zinc - 0.3

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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6
Potato
Contains more Vitamin E +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin E +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Potato Opinion
Calories 42kcal 77kcal Potato
Protein 1.5g 2.05g Potato
Fats 0.3g 0.09g Celeriac
Vitamin C 8mg 19.7mg Potato
Net carbs 7.4g 15.39g Potato
Carbs 9.2g 17.49g Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.7mg 0.81mg Potato
Calcium 43mg 12mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 425mg Potato
Magnesium 20mg 23mg Potato
Sugar 1.6g 0.82g Potato
Fiber 1.8g 2.1g Potato
Copper 0.07mg 0.11mg Potato
Zinc 0.33mg 0.3mg Celeriac
Starch g 15.29g Potato
Phosphorus 115mg 57mg Celeriac
Sodium 100mg 6mg Potato
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Potato
Vitamin E 0.36mg 0.01mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.081mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.032mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.061mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.295mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.298mg Potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41µg 2µg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 15µg Potato
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.079g 0.025g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.002g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.042g Celeriac
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Potato
Threonine mg 0.067mg Potato
Isoleucine mg 0.066mg Potato
Leucine mg 0.098mg Potato
Lysine mg 0.107mg Potato
Methionine mg 0.032mg Potato
Phenylalanine mg 0.081mg Potato
Valine mg 0.103mg Potato
Histidine mg 0.035mg Potato
Fructose g 0.26g Potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Potato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
20
Potato

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
12%
Potato
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
17%
Potato
Fats
1%
Celeriac
0%
Potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
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.
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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.