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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 Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +87%
Contains more Potassium +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 7% 13% 8% 14% 5% 13% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +87%
Contains more Potassium +105.5%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +79.5%
Contains more Zinc +94.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.6%

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 25% 1% 1% 0% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 0% 1% 15%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 0% 8% 0% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 0% 103% 6%
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 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 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

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Onion Celeriac
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Onion Celeriac Opinion
Calories 40 42 Celeriac
Protein 1.1 1.5 Celeriac
Fats 0.1 0.3 Celeriac
Vitamin C 7.4 8 Celeriac
Net carbs 7.639999866485596 7.400000095367432 Onion
Carbs 9.34 9.2 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 0.7 Celeriac
Calcium 23 43 Celeriac
Potassium 146 300 Celeriac
Magnesium 10 20 Celeriac
Sugar 4.24 1.6 Celeriac
Fiber 1.7 1.8 Celeriac
Copper 0.039 0.07 Celeriac
Zinc 0.17 0.33 Celeriac
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 29 115 Celeriac
Sodium 4 100 Onion
Vitamin A 2 0 Onion
Vitamin E 0.02 0.36 Celeriac
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.05 Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.06 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.116 0.7 Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.123 0.352 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.165 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 41 Celeriac
Folate 19 8 Onion
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.079 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.058 Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.148 Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.002 Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.014 Onion
Fructose 1.29 Onion

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.