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Scallion vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Scallion and Celery

  • Celery contains less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, and Copper than Scallion.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Scallion is 148% higher.
  • Celery has 7 times less Iron than Scallion. Scallion has 1.48mg of Iron, while Celery has 0.2mg.

Food types used in this article are Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), 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
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +137.1%
Equal in Potassium - 260
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +640%
Contains more Magnesium +81.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +54.2%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +200%
Contains more Copper +137.1%
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
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Celery
Contains more Vitamin A +122%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +506.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +606.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 518%
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 +122%
Contains more Vitamin E +103.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +506.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Folate +77.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +606.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +228%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Scallion Celery Opinion
Net carbs 4.74g 1.37g Scallion
Protein 1.83g 0.69g Scallion
Fats 0.19g 0.17g Scallion
Carbs 7.34g 2.97g Scallion
Calories 32kcal 16kcal Scallion
Starch g 0g Celery
Fructose g 0.37g Celery
Sugar 2.33g 1.34g Celery
Fiber 2.6g 1.6g Scallion
Calcium 72mg 40mg Scallion
Iron 1.48mg 0.2mg Scallion
Magnesium 20mg 11mg Scallion
Phosphorus 37mg 24mg Scallion
Potassium 276mg 260mg Scallion
Sodium 16mg 80mg Scallion
Zinc 0.39mg 0.13mg Scallion
Copper 0.083mg 0.035mg Scallion
Vitamin A 997IU 449IU Scallion
Vitamin E 0.55mg 0.27mg Scallion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 18.8mg 3.1mg Scallion
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.021mg Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.057mg Scallion
Vitamin B3 0.525mg 0.32mg Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.075mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.074mg Celery
Folate 64µg 36µg Scallion
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 207µg 29.3µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.009mg Scallion
Threonine 0.072mg 0.02mg Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.021mg Scallion
Leucine 0.109mg 0.032mg Scallion
Lysine 0.091mg 0.027mg Scallion
Methionine 0.02mg 0.005mg Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.059mg 0.02mg Scallion
Valine 0.081mg 0.027mg Scallion
Histidine 0.032mg 0.012mg Scallion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.042g Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027g 0.032g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.079g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Scallion 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
63
Scallion
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
21
Scallion
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%
Scallion
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
7%
Scallion
3%
Celery
Fats
1%
Scallion
1%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.99g)
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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.