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Chard vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chard and Celery

  • Chard has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, and Vitamin E , however Celery is richer in Folate.
  • Chard covers your daily Vitamin K needs 667% more than Celery.
  • Celery has 14 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chard. Chard has 306µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Celery has 22µg.
  • Celery contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chard, swiss, raw and Celery, 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
Chard
7
:
1
Celery
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Iron +800%
Contains more Magnesium +636.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +176.9%
Contains more Copper +411.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 68% 58% 20% 34% 28% 10% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Iron +800%
Contains more Magnesium +636.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.7%
Contains more Potassium +45.8%
Contains more Zinc +176.9%
Contains more Copper +411.4%
Contains less Sodium -62.4%

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
Chard
8
:
2
Celery
Contains more Vitamin A +1262.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +867.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2732.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43%
Contains more Folate +157.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 367% 38% 0% 100% 10% 21% 8% 11% 23% 11% 0% 2075%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +1262.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +867.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +2732.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43%
Contains more Folate +157.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chard Celery Opinion
Net carbs 2.14g 1.37g Chard
Protein 1.8g 0.69g Chard
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Chard
Carbs 3.74g 2.97g Chard
Calories 19kcal 16kcal Chard
Starch g 0g Celery
Fructose g 0.37g Celery
Sugar 1.1g 1.34g Chard
Fiber 1.6g 1.6g
Calcium 51mg 40mg Chard
Iron 1.8mg 0.2mg Chard
Magnesium 81mg 11mg Chard
Phosphorus 46mg 24mg Chard
Potassium 379mg 260mg Chard
Sodium 213mg 80mg Celery
Zinc 0.36mg 0.13mg Chard
Copper 0.179mg 0.035mg Chard
Vitamin A 6116IU 449IU Chard
Vitamin E 1.89mg 0.27mg Chard
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 30mg 3.1mg Chard
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.021mg Chard
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.057mg Chard
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.32mg Chard
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.099mg 0.074mg Chard
Folate 14µg 36µg Celery
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 830µg 29.3µg Chard
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.009mg Chard
Threonine 0.083mg 0.02mg Chard
Isoleucine 0.147mg 0.021mg Chard
Leucine 0.13mg 0.032mg Chard
Lysine 0.099mg 0.027mg Chard
Methionine 0.019mg 0.005mg Chard
Phenylalanine 0.11mg 0.02mg Chard
Valine 0.11mg 0.027mg Chard
Histidine 0.036mg 0.012mg Chard
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0.042g Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.04g 0.032g Chard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.07g 0.079g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chard Celery
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
222
Chard
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
36
Chard
11
Celery

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
11%
Chard
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
4%
Chard
3%
Celery
Fats
1%
Chard
1%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chard
Chard is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chard
Chard is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chard
Chard is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Celery
Celery contains less Sodium (difference - 133mg)
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)

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. Chard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169991/nutrients
  2. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.