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Brussels sprout 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?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sugars (difference - 1.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
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 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.
Brussels sprout 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
Brussels sprout 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
104
Brussels sprout
33
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
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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Fennel
Contains more Iron +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Contains more Iron +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Equal in Potassium - 414
Equal in Copper - 0.066

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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1
Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +608.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366%
Contains more Vitamin K +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +608.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366%
Contains more Vitamin K +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%

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
20%
Brussels sprout
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
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 Brussels sprout Fennel Opinion
Calories 43 31 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 1.24 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.2 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 12 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 7.3 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 0.73 Brussels sprout
Calcium 42 49 Fennel
Potassium 389 414 Fennel
Magnesium 23 17 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 3.93 Fennel
Fiber 3.8 3.1 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.066 Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42 0.2 Brussels sprout
Starch
Phosphorus 69 50 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 52 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.88 0.58 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.01 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.032 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745 0.64 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.232 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.047 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 62.8 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.09 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.169 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076 Brussels sprout
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