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Broccoli vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Broccoli Fennel
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
80
Broccoli
33
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
14
Fennel

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
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3
Fennel
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Contains more Phosphorus +32%
Contains less Sodium -36.5%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Equal in Calcium - 49
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +105%
Contains more Phosphorus +32%
Contains less Sodium -36.5%
Contains more Potassium +31%
Contains more Copper +34.7%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Equal in Calcium - 49

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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2
Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +643.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +272.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64
Contains more Vitamin C +643.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +265.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +272.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +54.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64

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 the food
Protein
17%
Broccoli
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
7%
Fennel
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Fennel

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Broccoli Fennel Opinion
Calories 34 31 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 1.24 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.2 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 12 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 7.3 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.73
Calcium 47 49 Fennel
Potassium 316 414 Fennel
Magnesium 21 17 Broccoli
Sugars 1.7 3.93 Fennel
Fiber 2.6 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.049 0.066 Fennel
Zinc 0.41 0.2 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 50 Broccoli
Sodium 33 52 Broccoli
Vitamin A 623 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.78 0.58 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.01 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.032 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.232 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.047 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 62.8 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.09 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.033 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 Broccoli
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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