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Fennel vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.113g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Ginger
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Ginger
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
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
14
Fennel
17
Ginger

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
3
:
5
Ginger
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +152.9%
Contains more Copper +242.4%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 415
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +152.9%
Contains more Copper +242.4%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 415

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
5
:
4
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +240.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034
Contains more Vitamin C +140%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +240.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.034

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Fennel
3%
Ginger

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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 Ginger Opinion
Calories 31 80 Ginger
Protein 1.24 1.82 Ginger
Fats 0.2 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 12 5 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.6 Fennel
Calcium 49 16 Fennel
Potassium 414 415 Ginger
Magnesium 17 43 Ginger
Sugars 3.93 1.7 Fennel
Fiber 3.1 2 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.2 0.34 Ginger
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Phosphorus 50 34 Fennel
Sodium 52 13 Ginger
Vitamin A 963 0 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0.26 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.025 Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.034 Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.203 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 0.1 Fennel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.203 Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.154 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.012 Ginger
Threonine 0.036 Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051 Ginger
Leucine 0.074 Ginger
Lysine 0.057 Ginger
Methionine 0.013 Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045 Ginger
Valine 0.073 Ginger
Histidine 0.03 Ginger
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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