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Celtuce vs. Nopales — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Celtuce and Nopales different?

  • Celtuce is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, Folate, and Manganese, while Nopales are higher in Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Celtuce covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 17% more than Nopales.
  • Celtuce contains 15 times more Folate than Nopales. Celtuce contains 46µg of Folate, while Nopales contain 3µg.

Celtuce, raw and Nopales, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Manganese +50.5%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +320.5%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Zinc - 0.25
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 21% 20% 17% 30% 2% 8% 14% 90% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 50% 23% 38% 7% 23% 3% 7% 18% 60% 4%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains more Potassium +28.4%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Manganese +50.5%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +320.5%
Contains more Magnesium +85.7%
Contains more Copper +30%
Equal in Iron - 0.59
Equal in Zinc - 0.25

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 A +665.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +1433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.167
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 210% 0% 0% 65% 14% 17% 11% 11% 12% 35% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 28% 0% 0% 31% 3% 10% 8% 11% 17% 3% 0% 4% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +665.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.1%
Contains more Folate +1433.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.167

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +233.3%
Contains more Protein +55.3%
Contains more Other +62.9%
Equal in Carbs - 3.33
Equal in Water - 94.12
4% 95%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 3.65 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
3% 94%
Protein: 1.32 g
Fats: 0.09 g
Carbs: 3.33 g
Water: 94.12 g
Other: 1.14 g
Contains more Fats +233.3%
Contains more Protein +55.3%
Contains more Other +62.9%
Equal in Carbs - 3.33
Equal in Water - 94.12

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celtuce Nopales Opinion
Net carbs 1.95g 1.13g Celtuce
Protein 0.85g 1.32g Nopales
Fats 0.3g 0.09g Celtuce
Carbs 3.65g 3.33g Celtuce
Calories 18kcal 16kcal Celtuce
Sugar 1.15g Celtuce
Fiber 1.7g 2.2g Nopales
Calcium 39mg 164mg Nopales
Iron 0.55mg 0.59mg Nopales
Magnesium 28mg 52mg Nopales
Phosphorus 39mg 16mg Celtuce
Potassium 330mg 257mg Celtuce
Sodium 11mg 21mg Celtuce
Zinc 0.27mg 0.25mg Celtuce
Copper 0.04mg 0.052mg Nopales
Manganese 0.688mg 0.457mg Celtuce
Selenium 0.9µg 0.7µg Celtuce
Vitamin A 3500IU 457IU Celtuce
Vitamin A RAE 175µg 23µg Celtuce
Vitamin C 19.5mg 9.3mg Celtuce
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.012mg Celtuce
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.041mg Celtuce
Vitamin B3 0.55mg 0.41mg Celtuce
Vitamin B5 0.183mg 0.167mg Celtuce
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.07mg Nopales
Folate 46µg 3µg Celtuce
Choline 7.3mg Nopales
Vitamin K 5.3µg Nopales
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.014mg Nopales
Threonine 0.039mg 0.04mg Nopales
Isoleucine 0.055mg 0.049mg Celtuce
Leucine 0.052mg 0.077mg Nopales
Lysine 0.055mg 0.059mg Nopales
Methionine 0.01mg 0.015mg Nopales
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.049mg Nopales
Valine 0.046mg 0.059mg Nopales
Histidine 0.015mg 0.025mg Nopales
Saturated Fat 0.016g Celtuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g Nopales
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g Nopales

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celtuce Nopales
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
29%
Celtuce
10%
Nopales
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Celtuce
23%
Nopales

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Celtuce
Celtuce contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celtuce
Celtuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 ($)
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. Celtuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169990/nutrients
  2. Nopales - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168571/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.