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Celery vs. Milk — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Celery and Milk

  • Celery has more Vitamin K, Folate, and Fiber, however, Milk is higher in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Vitamin D, and Selenium.
  • Celery covers your daily Vitamin K needs 24% more than Milk.

Food varieties used in this article are Celery, raw and Milk, lowfat, fluid, 1% milkfat, with added vitamin A and vitamin D.

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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.
Celery
4
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5
Milk
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +3333.3%
Contains more Calcium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +295.8%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Zinc +223.1%
Contains more Selenium +725%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12% 14% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 38% 2% 8% 41% 14% 6% 12% 4% 1% 18%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.3%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Manganese +3333.3%
Contains more Calcium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +295.8%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Zinc +223.1%
Contains more Selenium +725%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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.
Celery
8
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5
Milk
Contains more Vitamin A +129.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +620%
Contains more Vitamin K +29200%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +190.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 4% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 1% 36% 0% 5% 43% 2% 22% 9% 4% 59% 10% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +129.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +2600%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Folate +620%
Contains more Vitamin K +29200%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +224.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +190.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Celery
1
:
4
Milk
Contains more Protein +388.4%
Contains more Fats +470.6%
Contains more Carbs +68%
Equal in Water - 89.92
Equal in Other - 0.75
3% 95%
Protein: 0.69 g
Fats: 0.17 g
Carbs: 2.97 g
Water: 95.43 g
Other: 0.74 g
3% 5% 90%
Protein: 3.37 g
Fats: 0.97 g
Carbs: 4.99 g
Water: 89.92 g
Other: 0.75 g
Contains more Protein +388.4%
Contains more Fats +470.6%
Contains more Carbs +68%
Equal in Water - 89.92
Equal in Other - 0.75

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Celery
2
:
1
Milk
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +765.6%
27% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.042 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.079 g
67% 29% 4%
Saturated Fat: 0.633 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.277 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.035 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +765.6%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Celery
4
:
1
Milk
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%
6% 30% 28% 36%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.08 g
Glucose: 0.4 g
Fructose: 0.37 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.48 g
100%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 5.2 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
Contains more Lactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Milk Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 4.99g Milk
Protein 0.69g 3.37g Milk
Fats 0.17g 0.97g Milk
Carbs 2.97g 4.99g Milk
Calories 16kcal 42kcal Milk
Fructose 0.37g 0g Celery
Sugar 1.34g 5.2g Celery
Fiber 1.6g 0g Celery
Calcium 40mg 125mg Milk
Iron 0.2mg 0.03mg Celery
Magnesium 11mg 11mg
Phosphorus 24mg 95mg Milk
Potassium 260mg 150mg Celery
Sodium 80mg 44mg Milk
Zinc 0.13mg 0.42mg Milk
Copper 0.035mg 0.01mg Celery
Manganese 0.103mg 0.003mg Celery
Selenium 0.4µg 3.3µg Milk
Vitamin A 449IU 196IU Celery
Vitamin A RAE 22µg 58µg Milk
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.01mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 48IU Milk
Vitamin D 0µg 1.2µg Milk
Vitamin C 3.1mg 0mg Celery
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.02mg Celery
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.185mg Milk
Vitamin B3 0.32mg 0.093mg Celery
Vitamin B5 0.246mg 0.361mg Milk
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.037mg Celery
Folate 36µg 5µg Celery
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.47µg Milk
Choline 6.1mg 17.7mg Milk
Vitamin K 29.3µg 0.1µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.043mg Milk
Threonine 0.02mg 0.143mg Milk
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.174mg Milk
Leucine 0.032mg 0.319mg Milk
Lysine 0.027mg 0.282mg Milk
Methionine 0.005mg 0.088mg Milk
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0.174mg Milk
Valine 0.027mg 0.22mg Milk
Histidine 0.012mg 0.101mg Milk
Cholesterol 0mg 5mg Celery
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.633g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.277g Milk
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.035g Celery
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.027g Milk
Omega-3 - ALA 0.004g Milk

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Celery Milk
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
16%
Celery
15%
Milk
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Celery
14%
Milk

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Milk
Milk contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Milk
Milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.86g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Celery
Celery is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.591g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.6)
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

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. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/nutrients
  2. Milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170872/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.