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Sweet potato vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sweet potato and Celeriac different?

  • Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Copper, and Vitamin B5, while Celeriac is higher in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, and Vitamin C.
  • Sweet potato covers your daily need of Vitamin A RAE 79% more than Celeriac.
  • Sweet potato contains 3 times more Sugar than Celeriac. Sweet potato contains 4.18g of Sugar, while Celeriac contains 1.6g.

Sweet potato, raw, unprepared and Celeriac, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Contains more Calcium +43.3%
Contains more Iron +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
Equal in Zinc - 0.33
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Potassium +12.3%
Contains less Sodium -45%
Contains more Copper +115.7%
Contains more Calcium +43.3%
Contains more Iron +14.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.7%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2177.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 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 B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.7%
Contains more Folate +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +2177.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.06

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.
Sweet potato Celeriac
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Sweet potato Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 7.4g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 1.5g Sweet potato
Fats 0.05g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 20.12g 9.2g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 42kcal Sweet potato
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 3g 1.8g Sweet potato
Calcium 30mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.61mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 25mg 20mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 337mg 300mg Sweet potato
Sodium 55mg 100mg Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3mg 0.33mg Celeriac
Copper 0.151mg 0.07mg Sweet potato
Vitamin A 14187IU 0IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.05mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.06mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.352mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.165mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 8µg Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg mg Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092mg mg Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066mg mg Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029mg mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.079g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sweet 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
85
Sweet potato
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet 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
9%
Sweet potato
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
9%
Celeriac
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.