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Lettuce vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lettuce and Celery?

  • Celery has less Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin C, and Manganese than Lettuce.
  • Lettuce's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 81% higher.
  • Lettuce has 17 times more Vitamin A RAE than Celery. Lettuce has 370µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Celery has 22µg.

We used Lettuce, green leaf, raw and Celery, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Celery
Contains more Iron +330%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Copper +20.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 33% 10% 13% 18% 4% 5% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Contains more Iron +330%
Contains more Magnesium +18.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.8%
Contains less Sodium -65%
Contains more Zinc +38.5%
Contains more Calcium +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +34%
Contains more Copper +20.7%

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
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Celery
Contains more Vitamin A +1549.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Equal in Folate - 36
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 445% 5% 0% 31% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 29% 0% 316%
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 +1549.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +196.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +331.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +83.6%
Equal in Folate - 36

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lettuce Celery Opinion
Net carbs 1.57g 1.37g Lettuce
Protein 1.36g 0.69g Lettuce
Fats 0.15g 0.17g Celery
Carbs 2.87g 2.97g Celery
Calories 15kcal 16kcal Celery
Starch 0g 0g
Fructose 0.43g 0.37g Lettuce
Sugar 0.78g 1.34g Lettuce
Fiber 1.3g 1.6g Celery
Calcium 36mg 40mg Celery
Iron 0.86mg 0.2mg Lettuce
Magnesium 13mg 11mg Lettuce
Phosphorus 29mg 24mg Lettuce
Potassium 194mg 260mg Celery
Sodium 28mg 80mg Lettuce
Zinc 0.18mg 0.13mg Lettuce
Copper 0.029mg 0.035mg Celery
Vitamin A 7405IU 449IU Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.27mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 9.2mg 3.1mg Lettuce
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.021mg Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.057mg Lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.375mg 0.32mg Lettuce
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.074mg Lettuce
Folate 38µg 36µg Lettuce
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 126.3µg 29.3µg Lettuce
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.009mg
Threonine 0.059mg 0.02mg Lettuce
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.021mg Lettuce
Leucine 0.079mg 0.032mg Lettuce
Lysine 0.084mg 0.027mg Lettuce
Methionine 0.016mg 0.005mg Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.055mg 0.02mg Lettuce
Valine 0.07mg 0.027mg Lettuce
Histidine 0.022mg 0.012mg Lettuce
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.02g 0.042g Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.032g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.082g 0.079g Lettuce

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lettuce 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
75
Lettuce
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
13
Lettuce
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
8%
Lettuce
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
3%
Lettuce
3%
Celery
Fats
1%
Lettuce
1%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lettuce
Lettuce is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lettuce
Lettuce 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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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.

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. Lettuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169249/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.