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Maize vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Maize and Celery

  • Maize has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium, however Celery is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Celery covers your daily Vitamin K needs 24% more than Maize.
  • Celery has 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Maize. Maize has 0.155mg of Vitamin B1, while Celery has 0.021mg.
  • Celery contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Corn, sweet, yellow, 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
Maize
7
:
1
Celery
Contains more Iron +160%
Contains more Magnesium +236.4%
Contains more Copper +54.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +270.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 20% 1% 24% 27% 18% 13% 39% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 12% 23% 8% 12% 4% 11% 11%
Contains more Iron +160%
Contains more Magnesium +236.4%
Contains more Copper +54.3%
Contains more Zinc +253.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +270.8%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Contains more Calcium +1900%
Equal in Potassium - 260

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
Maize
6
:
4
Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +119.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +638.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +9666.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.057
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 23% 12% 2% 0% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 0% 1% 32%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +119.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +638.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +453.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.7%
Contains more Folate +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +140.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +285.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +9666.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.057

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
18
Maize
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
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
20%
Maize
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
3%
Celery
Fats
6%
Maize
1%
Celery

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

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Maize Celery
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Maize
Maize contains less Sodium (difference - 65mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.92g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.283g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Maize Celery Opinion
Calories 86 16 Maize
Protein 3.27 0.69 Maize
Fats 1.35 0.17 Maize
Vitamin C 6.8 3.1 Maize
Carbs 18.7 2.97 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 0.2 Maize
Calcium 2 40 Celery
Potassium 270 260 Maize
Magnesium 37 11 Maize
Sugar 6.26 1.34 Celery
Fiber 2 1.6 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.035 Maize
Zinc 0.46 0.13 Maize
Starch 5.7 0 Maize
Phosphorus 89 24 Maize
Sodium 15 80 Maize
Vitamin A 187 449 Celery
Vitamin E 0.07 0.27 Celery
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.021 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.057 Celery
Vitamin B3 1.77 0.32 Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.246 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.074 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 29.3 Celery
Folate 42 36 Maize
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.042 Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.032 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.079 Maize
Tryptophan 0.023 0.009 Maize
Threonine 0.129 0.02 Maize
Isoleucine 0.129 0.021 Maize
Leucine 0.348 0.032 Maize
Lysine 0.137 0.027 Maize
Methionine 0.067 0.005 Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.02 Maize
Valine 0.185 0.027 Maize
Histidine 0.089 0.012 Maize
Fructose 1.94 0.37 Maize

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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.