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Turnip vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Turnip and Celery?

  • Turnip is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper, yet Celery is higher in Vitamin K, and Folate.
  • Celery's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 24% more.
  • Turnip has 7 times more Vitamin C than Celery. While Turnip has 21mg of Vitamin C, Celery has only 3.1mg.
  • The amount of Sugar in Celery is lower.

We used Turnips, raw and Celery, raw types 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
Turnip
5
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2
Celery
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.3%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +142.9%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.5%
Contains less Sodium -16.3%
Contains more Zinc +107.7%
Contains more Copper +142.9%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 11

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
Turnip
4
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6
Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +577.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +29200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 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 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 74%
Contains more Vitamin C +577.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +21.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Folate +140%
Contains more Vitamin K +29200%

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.
Turnip Celery
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 Turnip Celery Opinion
Net carbs 4.63g 1.37g Turnip
Protein 0.9g 0.69g Turnip
Fats 0.1g 0.17g Celery
Carbs 6.43g 2.97g Turnip
Calories 28kcal 16kcal Turnip
Starch g 0g Celery
Fructose g 0.37g Celery
Sugar 3.8g 1.34g Celery
Fiber 1.8g 1.6g Turnip
Calcium 30mg 40mg Celery
Iron 0.3mg 0.2mg Turnip
Magnesium 11mg 11mg
Phosphorus 27mg 24mg Turnip
Potassium 191mg 260mg Celery
Sodium 67mg 80mg Turnip
Zinc 0.27mg 0.13mg Turnip
Copper 0.085mg 0.035mg Turnip
Vitamin A 0IU 449IU Celery
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.27mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21mg 3.1mg Turnip
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.021mg Turnip
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.057mg Celery
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.32mg Turnip
Vitamin B5 0.2mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.074mg Turnip
Folate 15µg 36µg Celery
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 29.3µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.009mg
Threonine 0.025mg 0.02mg Turnip
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.021mg Turnip
Leucine 0.033mg 0.032mg Turnip
Lysine 0.036mg 0.027mg Turnip
Methionine 0.011mg 0.005mg Turnip
Phenylalanine 0.017mg 0.02mg Celery
Valine 0.03mg 0.027mg Turnip
Histidine 0.014mg 0.012mg Turnip
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.042g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.032g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.053g 0.079g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Turnip Celery
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
12
Turnip
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
13
Turnip
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
5%
Turnip
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
6%
Turnip
3%
Celery
Fats
0%
Turnip
1%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Turnip
Turnip contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.46g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celery
Celery is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.