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Onion vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Onion and Celeriac

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Iron in Celeriac is higher than in Onion.
  • Celeriac covers your daily need of Vitamin K 34% more than Onion.
  • Onion contains 3 times more Sugar than Celeriac. While Onion contains 4.24g of Sugar, Celeriac contains only 1.6g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Onions, raw and Celeriac, 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
Onion
1
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Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Calcium +87%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.6%
Contains more Potassium +105.5%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Calcium +87%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.6%
Contains more Potassium +105.5%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Copper +79.5%

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
Onion
2
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +503.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10150%
Equal in Vitamin C - 8
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +503.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +186.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +10150%
Equal in Vitamin C - 8
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Onion Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 7.4g Onion
Protein 1.1g 1.5g Celeriac
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 9.34g 9.2g Onion
Calories 40kcal 42kcal Celeriac
Starch 0g g Onion
Fructose 1.29g g Onion
Sugar 4.24g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Celeriac
Calcium 23mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.21mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 10mg 20mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 29mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 146mg 300mg Celeriac
Sodium 4mg 100mg Onion
Zinc 0.17mg 0.33mg Celeriac
Copper 0.039mg 0.07mg Celeriac
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Onion
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.4mg 8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.046mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.027mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.116mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.123mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.12mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 19µg 8µg Onion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.4µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Onion
Threonine 0.021mg mg Onion
Isoleucine 0.014mg mg Onion
Leucine 0.025mg mg Onion
Lysine 0.039mg mg Onion
Methionine 0.002mg mg Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025mg mg Onion
Valine 0.021mg mg Onion
Histidine 0.014mg mg Onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.079g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Onion Celeriac
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
8
Onion
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
8
Onion
22
Celeriac

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
7%
Onion
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
9%
Celeriac
Fats
0%
Onion
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 96mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food is cheaper?
Onion
Onion is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.64g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/nutrients
  2. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.