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Onion vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Onion
Onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sugars (difference - 0.31g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)

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.
Onion Fennel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Onion 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
6
Onion
33
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
6
Onion
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
Onion
1
:
7
Fennel
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +247.6%
Contains more Calcium +113%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +247.6%
Contains more Calcium +113%
Contains more Potassium +183.6%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Copper +69.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.4%

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
Onion
2
:
7
Fennel
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +48050%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +451.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +15600%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +48050%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +451.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +15600%

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%
Onion
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Onion
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Onion
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 Onion Fennel Opinion
Calories 40 31 Onion
Protein 1.1 1.24 Fennel
Fats 0.1 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin C 7.4 12 Fennel
Carbs 9.34 7.3 Onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.21 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 23 49 Fennel
Potassium 146 414 Fennel
Magnesium 10 17 Fennel
Sugars 4.24 3.93 Onion
Fiber 1.7 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.039 0.066 Fennel
Zinc 0.17 0.2 Fennel
Starch 0 Onion
Phosphorus 29 50 Fennel
Sodium 4 52 Onion
Vitamin A 2 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.02 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.046 0.01 Onion
Vitamin B2 0.027 0.032 Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.116 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.123 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.12 0.047 Onion
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 62.8 Fennel
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.09 Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.014 Onion
Threonine 0.021 Onion
Isoleucine 0.014 Onion
Leucine 0.025 Onion
Lysine 0.039 Onion
Methionine 0.002 Onion
Phenylalanine 0.025 Onion
Valine 0.021 Onion
Histidine 0.014 Onion
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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