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Celery vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Celery and Celeriac

  • Celery has more Folate, however Celeriac has more Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Phosphorus from Celeriac is 13% higher.
  • Celeriac has 5 times less Folate than Celery. Celery has 36µg of Folate, while Celeriac has 8µg.

Food types used in this article are Celery, raw and Celeriac, 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 less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +379.2%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +153.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Calcium - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Iron +250%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +379.2%
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +153.8%
Contains more Copper +100%
Equal in Calcium - 43

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
Celery
2
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 74%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +350%
Contains more Vitamin E +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.9%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

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.
Celery Celeriac
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 7.4g Celeriac
Protein 0.69g 1.5g Celeriac
Fats 0.17g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 2.97g 9.2g Celeriac
Calories 16kcal 42kcal Celeriac
Starch 0g g Celery
Fructose 0.37g g Celery
Sugar 1.34g 1.6g Celery
Fiber 1.6g 1.8g Celeriac
Calcium 40mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.2mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 11mg 20mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 24mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 260mg 300mg Celeriac
Sodium 80mg 100mg Celery
Zinc 0.13mg 0.33mg Celeriac
Copper 0.035mg 0.07mg Celeriac
Vitamin A 449IU 0IU Celery
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.1mg 8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.32mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.246mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 36µg 8µg Celery
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Celery
Threonine 0.02mg mg Celery
Isoleucine 0.021mg mg Celery
Leucine 0.032mg mg Celery
Lysine 0.027mg mg Celery
Methionine 0.005mg mg Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02mg mg Celery
Valine 0.027mg mg Celery
Histidine 0.012mg mg Celery
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.079g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celery Celeriac
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
17
Celery
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
11
Celery
22
Celeriac

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
4%
Celery
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Celery
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Celery
Celery contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)

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. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/nutrients
  2. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.