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Celeriac vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Celeriac and Zucchini different?

  • Celeriac is richer in Vitamin K, and Phosphorus, while Zucchini is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Celeriac covers your daily need of Vitamin K 31% more than Zucchini.
  • Celeriac contains 3 times more Phosphorus than Zucchini. Celeriac contains 115mg of Phosphorus, while Zucchini contains 38mg.

Celeriac, raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, raw types were used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Iron +89.2%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.6%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Copper +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Zinc - 0.32
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 14% 13% 17% 24% 2% 9% 18%
Contains more Calcium +168.8%
Contains more Iron +89.2%
Contains more Magnesium +11.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +202.6%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Copper +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Zinc - 0.32

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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Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +853.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.045
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 3% 0% 60% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 18% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +72.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +853.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +123.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +56.7%
Contains more Folate +200%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.045
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163

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 Zucchini
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Zucchini Opinion
Net carbs 7.4g 2.11g Celeriac
Protein 1.5g 1.21g Celeriac
Fats 0.3g 0.32g Zucchini
Carbs 9.2g 3.11g Celeriac
Calories 42kcal 17kcal Celeriac
Starch g 0g Zucchini
Fructose g 1.38g Zucchini
Sugar 1.6g 2.5g Celeriac
Fiber 1.8g 1g Celeriac
Calcium 43mg 16mg Celeriac
Iron 0.7mg 0.37mg Celeriac
Magnesium 20mg 18mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 115mg 38mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 261mg Celeriac
Sodium 100mg 8mg Zucchini
Zinc 0.33mg 0.32mg Celeriac
Copper 0.07mg 0.053mg Celeriac
Vitamin A 0IU 200IU Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.36mg 0.12mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 17.9mg Zucchini
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.045mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.094mg Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.451mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.204mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.163mg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 24µg Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41µg 4.3µg Celeriac
Tryptophan mg 0.01mg Zucchini
Threonine mg 0.029mg Zucchini
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Zucchini
Leucine mg 0.071mg Zucchini
Lysine mg 0.067mg Zucchini
Methionine mg 0.018mg Zucchini
Phenylalanine mg 0.043mg Zucchini
Valine mg 0.054mg Zucchini
Histidine mg 0.026mg Zucchini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.079g 0.084g Celeriac
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.011g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.091g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac Zucchini
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
12
Zucchini

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Celeriac
1%
Zucchini

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Zucchini
Zucchini is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
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

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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.