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Celeriac vs. Spirulina — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Celeriac and Spirulina?

  • Celeriac is higher in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Potassium, yet Spirulina is higher in Copper, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Spirulina's daily need coverage for Copper is 59% more.
  • Celeriac has 16 times more Vitamin K than Spirulina. While Celeriac has 41µg of Vitamin K, Spirulina has only 2.5µg.

We used Celeriac, raw and Seaweed, spirulina, raw types in this article.

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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 +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +945.5%
Contains more Potassium +136.2%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Iron +298.6%
Contains more Copper +752.9%
Contains more Manganese +17.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Sodium - 98
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
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 4% 105% 14% 5% 12% 13% 6% 199% 25% 4%
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +945.5%
Contains more Potassium +136.2%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Iron +298.6%
Contains more Copper +752.9%
Contains more Manganese +17.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Sodium - 98
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

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 +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385.3%
Contains more Choline +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1540%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +344%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +470%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.325
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 4% 10% 0% 3% 56% 79% 23% 20% 8% 7% 0% 4% 7%
Contains more Vitamin C +788.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +385.3%
Contains more Choline +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1540%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +344%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +470%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.9%
Contains more Folate +12.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.325

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +280.2%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Contains more Protein +294.7%
Contains more Fats +30%
Equal in Water - 90.67
9% 88%
Protein: 1.5 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 9.2 g
Water: 88 g
Other: 1 g
6% 2% 91%
Protein: 5.92 g
Fats: 0.39 g
Carbs: 2.42 g
Water: 90.67 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Carbs +280.2%
Contains more Other +66.7%
Contains more Protein +294.7%
Contains more Fats +30%
Equal in Water - 90.67

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +70.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +39.6%
28% 20% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.079 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.058 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.148 g
49% 12% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.135 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.106 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -41.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +70.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +39.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Spirulina Opinion
Net carbs 7.4g 2.02g Celeriac
Protein 1.5g 5.92g Spirulina
Fats 0.3g 0.39g Spirulina
Carbs 9.2g 2.42g Celeriac
Calories 42kcal 26kcal Celeriac
Sugar 1.6g 0.3g Spirulina
Fiber 1.8g 0.4g Celeriac
Calcium 43mg 12mg Celeriac
Iron 0.7mg 2.79mg Spirulina
Magnesium 20mg 19mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 115mg 11mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 127mg Celeriac
Sodium 100mg 98mg Spirulina
Zinc 0.33mg 0.2mg Celeriac
Copper 0.07mg 0.597mg Spirulina
Manganese 0.158mg 0.186mg Spirulina
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 0IU 56IU Spirulina
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 3µg Spirulina
Vitamin E 0.36mg 0.49mg Spirulina
Vitamin C 8mg 0.9mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.222mg Spirulina
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.342mg Spirulina
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 1.196mg Spirulina
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.325mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.034mg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 9µg Spirulina
Choline 9mg 6.5mg Celeriac
Vitamin K 41µg 2.5µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.096mg Spirulina
Threonine 0.306mg Spirulina
Isoleucine 0.331mg Spirulina
Leucine 0.509mg Spirulina
Lysine 0.312mg Spirulina
Methionine 0.118mg Spirulina
Phenylalanine 0.286mg Spirulina
Valine 0.362mg Spirulina
Histidine 0.112mg Spirulina
Saturated Fat 0.079g 0.135g Celeriac
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.034g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.106g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Spirulina
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
17%
Spirulina
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Celeriac
38%
Spirulina

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spirulina
Spirulina is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Spirulina
Spirulina contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spirulina
Spirulina is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Spirulina
Spirulina is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Spirulina - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170091/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.