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Potato vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Potato and Celeriac

  • Potato has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, while Celeriac has more Vitamin K, and Phosphorus.
  • Celeriac covers your daily need of Vitamin K 33% more than Potato.
  • Potato contains 2 times more Vitamin C than Celeriac. While Potato contains 19.7mg of Vitamin C, Celeriac contains only 8mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Potatoes, flesh and skin, 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
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 31% 17% 25% 38% 1% 9% 37%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains more Iron +15.7%
Contains more Magnesium +15%
Contains more Potassium +41.7%
Contains less Sodium -94%
Contains more Copper +57.1%
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.8%
Equal in Zinc - 0.33

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
Potato
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%
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% 66% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 12% 0% 5%
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 Vitamin C +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.6%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +3500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 15.39g 7.4g Potato
Protein 2.05g 1.5g Potato
Fats 0.09g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 17.49g 9.2g Potato
Calories 77kcal 42kcal Potato
Starch 15.29g g Potato
Fructose 0.26g g Potato
Sugar 0.82g 1.6g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 1.8g Potato
Calcium 12mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.81mg 0.7mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 20mg Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 425mg 300mg Potato
Sodium 6mg 100mg Potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.33mg Celeriac
Copper 0.11mg 0.07mg Potato
Vitamin A 2IU 0IU Potato
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 19.7mg 8mg Potato
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.05mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0.7mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.165mg Potato
Folate 15µg 8µg Potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.021mg mg Potato
Threonine 0.067mg mg Potato
Isoleucine 0.066mg mg Potato
Leucine 0.098mg mg Potato
Lysine 0.107mg mg Potato
Methionine 0.032mg mg Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Potato
Valine 0.103mg mg Potato
Histidine 0.035mg mg Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.079g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Potato 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
18
Potato
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
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
12%
Potato
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
9%
Celeriac
Fats
0%
Potato
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 94mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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.

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.