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Celery vs Scallion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Celery and Scallion

  • Celery contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, and Copper than Scallion.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Scallion is 148% higher.

Food types used in this article are Celery, raw and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), 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 Iron +640%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +137.1%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Potassium - 276
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 12% 23% 8% 12% 4% 11% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 22% 25% 15% 28% 11% 16% 3%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Copper +137.1%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Potassium - 276

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 B5 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +506.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +122%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +606.5%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 27% 6% 0% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 0% 74% 27%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 60% 11% 0% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 0% 518% 48%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +506.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +122%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +606.5%
Contains more Folate +77.8%

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
63
Scallion
Mineral Summary Score
11
Celery
21
Scallion

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
11%
Scallion
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
7%
Scallion
Fats
1%
Celery
1%
Scallion

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

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Celery Scallion
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.99g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Scallion Opinion
Calories 16 32 Scallion
Protein 0.69 1.83 Scallion
Fats 0.17 0.19 Scallion
Vitamin C 3.1 18.8 Scallion
Carbs 2.97 7.34 Scallion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 1.48 Scallion
Calcium 40 72 Scallion
Potassium 260 276 Scallion
Magnesium 11 20 Scallion
Sugar 1.34 2.33 Celery
Fiber 1.6 2.6 Scallion
Copper 0.035 0.083 Scallion
Zinc 0.13 0.39 Scallion
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 24 37 Scallion
Sodium 80 16 Scallion
Vitamin A 449 997 Scallion
Vitamin E 0.27 0.55 Scallion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.055 Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.08 Scallion
Vitamin B3 0.32 0.525 Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.246 0.075 Celery
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.061 Celery
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 207 Scallion
Folate 36 64 Scallion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.032 Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.027 Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 0.074 Celery
Tryptophan 0.009 0.02 Scallion
Threonine 0.02 0.072 Scallion
Isoleucine 0.021 0.077 Scallion
Leucine 0.032 0.109 Scallion
Lysine 0.027 0.091 Scallion
Methionine 0.005 0.02 Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.059 Scallion
Valine 0.027 0.081 Scallion
Histidine 0.012 0.032 Scallion
Fructose 0.37 Celery

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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.