United States Department of Agriculture
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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11143, Celery, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Apium graveolens
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 11%   Refuse Description:   Roots and trimmings
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup chopped 101 g

NLEA serving 110 g

tbsp 7.5 g

stalk, large (11"-12" long) 64 g

stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) 40 g

stalk, small (5" long) 17 g

strip (4" long) 4 g
Proximates Water 1, 2 g 95.43 18 0.120 96.38 104.97 7.16 61.08 38.17 16.22 3.82
Proximates Energy kcal 14 -- -- 14 15 1 9 6 2 1
Proximates Energy kJ 57 -- -- 58 63 4 36 23 10 2
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 0.69 8 0.040 0.70 0.76 0.05 0.44 0.28 0.12 0.03
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.17 15 0.040 0.17 0.19 0.01 0.11 0.07 0.03 0.01
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.75 8 0.030 0.76 0.82 0.06 0.48 0.30 0.13 0.03
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.97 -- -- 3.00 3.27 0.22 1.90 1.19 0.50 0.12
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2 g 1.6 8 0.100 1.6 1.8 0.1 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total 2 g 1.34 -- -- 1.35 1.47 0.10 0.86 0.54 0.23 0.05
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2 g 0.08 15 0.040 0.08 0.09 0.01 0.05 0.03 0.01 0.00
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2 g 0.40 15 0.080 0.40 0.44 0.03 0.26 0.16 0.07 0.02
Proximates Fructose 1, 2 g 0.37 15 0.030 0.37 0.41 0.03 0.24 0.15 0.06 0.01
Proximates Lactose 1, 2 g 0.00 8 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1, 2 g 0.00 8 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 2 g 0.48 4 0.070 0.48 0.53 0.04 0.31 0.19 0.08 0.02
Proximates Starch 2 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2 mg 40 55 1.000 40 44 3 26 16 7 2
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 0.20 56 0.010 0.20 0.22 0.01 0.13 0.08 0.03 0.01
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 11 56 0.000 11 12 1 7 4 2 0
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 24 55 0.000 24 26 2 15 10 4 1
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 260 56 7.000 263 286 20 166 104 44 10
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2 mg 80 56 3.000 81 88 6 51 32 14 3
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2 mg 0.13 55 0.010 0.13 0.14 0.01 0.08 0.05 0.02 0.01
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2 mg 0.035 55 0.004 0.035 0.039 0.003 0.022 0.014 0.006 0.001
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2 mg 0.103 56 0.005 0.104 0.113 0.008 0.066 0.041 0.018 0.004
Minerals Selenium, Se 2 µg 0.4 36 0.100 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0
Minerals Fluoride, F 3 µg 4.0 9 -- 4.0 4.4 0.3 2.6 1.6 0.7 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 2 mg 3.1 8 1.100 3.1 3.4 0.2 2.0 1.2 0.5 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.021 8 0.001 0.021 0.023 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.004 0.001
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.057 8 0.005 0.058 0.063 0.004 0.036 0.023 0.010 0.002
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.320 6 0.043 0.323 0.352 0.024 0.205 0.128 0.054 0.013
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.246 8 0.019 0.248 0.271 0.018 0.157 0.098 0.042 0.010
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.074 8 0.011 0.075 0.081 0.006 0.047 0.030 0.013 0.003
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2 µg 36 8 10.000 36 40 3 23 14 6 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 36 8 10.000 36 40 3 23 14 6 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 36 -- -- 36 40 3 23 14 6 1
Vitamins Choline, total 1, 2 mg 6.1 -- -- 6.2 6.7 0.5 3.9 2.4 1.0 0.2
Vitamins Betaine 1, 2 mg 0.1 2 -- 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 22 -- -- 22 24 2 14 9 4 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2 µg 270 6 35.000 273 297 20 173 108 46 11
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2 µg 0 6 0.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 2 µg 0 6 0.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 449 -- -- 453 494 34 287 180 76 18
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 2 µg 0 6 0.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1, 2 µg 283 6 37.000 286 311 21 181 113 48 11
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1, 2 mg 0.27 13 0.070 0.27 0.30 0.02 0.17 0.11 0.05 0.01
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1, 2 mg 0.00 13 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1, 2 mg 0.00 13 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1, 2 mg 0.00 13 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1, 2 mg 0.01 7 0.003 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1, 2 mg 0.00 7 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1, 2 mg 0.00 7 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1, 2 mg 0.00 7 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1, 2 µg 29.3 9 3.200 29.6 32.2 2.2 18.8 11.7 5.0 1.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.042 -- -- 0.042 0.046 0.003 0.027 0.017 0.007 0.002
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.001 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.037 -- -- 0.037 0.041 0.003 0.024 0.015 0.006 0.001
Lipids 18:0 g 0.004 -- -- 0.004 0.004 0.000 0.003 0.002 0.001 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.032 -- -- 0.032 0.035 0.002 0.020 0.013 0.005 0.001
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.001 -- -- 0.001 0.001 0.000 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.031 -- -- 0.031 0.034 0.002 0.020 0.012 0.005 0.001
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.079 -- -- 0.080 0.087 0.006 0.051 0.032 0.013 0.003
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.079 -- -- 0.080 0.087 0.006 0.051 0.032 0.013 0.003
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 6 1 -- 6 7 0 4 2 1 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.009 -- -- 0.009 0.010 0.001 0.006 0.004 0.002 0.000
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.020 -- -- 0.020 0.022 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.003 0.001
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.021 -- -- 0.021 0.023 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.004 0.001
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.032 -- -- 0.032 0.035 0.002 0.020 0.013 0.005 0.001
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.027 -- -- 0.027 0.030 0.002 0.017 0.011 0.005 0.001
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.005 -- -- 0.005 0.006 0.000 0.003 0.002 0.001 0.000
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.004 -- -- 0.004 0.004 0.000 0.003 0.002 0.001 0.000
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.020 -- -- 0.020 0.022 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.003 0.001
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.009 -- -- 0.009 0.010 0.001 0.006 0.004 0.002 0.000
Amino Acids Valine g 0.027 -- -- 0.027 0.030 0.002 0.017 0.011 0.005 0.001
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.020 -- -- 0.020 0.022 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.003 0.001
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.012 -- -- 0.012 0.013 0.001 0.008 0.005 0.002 0.000
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.023 -- -- 0.023 0.025 0.002 0.015 0.009 0.004 0.001
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.117 -- -- 0.118 0.129 0.009 0.075 0.047 0.020 0.005
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.090 -- -- 0.091 0.099 0.007 0.058 0.036 0.015 0.004
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.021 -- -- 0.021 0.023 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.004 0.001
Amino Acids Proline g 0.018 -- -- 0.018 0.020 0.001 0.012 0.007 0.003 0.001
Amino Acids Serine g 0.020 -- -- 0.020 0.022 0.002 0.013 0.008 0.003 0.001
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 4 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Petunidin 4 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Delphinidin 4 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Malvidin 4 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Pelargonidin 4 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Peonidin 4 mg 0.0 8 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Hesperetin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Naringenin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 mg 2.9 25 0.56 2.9 3.1 0.2 1.8 1.1 0.5 0.1
Flavones Luteolin 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 mg 1.1 22 0.23 1.1 1.2 0.1 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 10 mg 0.2 1 -- 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 4, 10 mg 0.0 9 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 4, 10, 11 mg 0.4 10 0.35 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1282 CELERY
  • C0101 STEM OR STALK (WITHOUT LEAVES)
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION