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Fennel vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 2.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Fennel Cucumber
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Cucumber
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
33
Fennel
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Fennel
6
Cucumber

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
Fennel
6
:
Contains more Iron +160.7%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +181.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Copper +61%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2
Contains more Iron +160.7%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +181.6%
Contains more Magnesium +30.8%
Contains more Copper +61%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.2

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
Fennel
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +817.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +553.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +282.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033
Contains more Vitamin C +328.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +817.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +553.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +282.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.6%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.033

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
7%
Fennel
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Cucumber

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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 Fennel Cucumber Opinion
Calories 31 15 Fennel
Protein 1.24 0.65 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.11 Fennel
Vitamin C 12 2.8 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 3.63 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.28 Fennel
Calcium 49 16 Fennel
Potassium 414 147 Fennel
Magnesium 17 13 Fennel
Sugars 3.93 1.67 Fennel
Fiber 3.1 0.5 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.041 Fennel
Zinc 0.2 0.2
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 50 24 Fennel
Sodium 52 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 963 105 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0.03 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.098 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.04 Fennel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 16.4 Fennel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.005 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.032 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 Cucumber
Isoleucine 0.021 Cucumber
Leucine 0.029 Cucumber
Lysine 0.029 Cucumber
Methionine 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 Cucumber
Valine 0.022 Cucumber
Histidine 0.01 Cucumber
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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