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Artichoke vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Artichoke and Fennel

  • Artichoke is richer in Copper, Folate, Magnesium, Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B1, yet Fennel is richer in Vitamin K and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Fennel is 40% higher.
  • Artichoke contains 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. Artichoke contains 0.072mg of Vitamin B1, while Fennel contains 0.01mg.

Food types used in this article are Artichokes, (globe or french), raw and Fennel, bulb, raw.

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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 +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%

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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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Contains more Folate +151.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 12
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 1% 4% 0% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 0% 37% 51%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 40% 58% 12% 0% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 0% 157% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.8%
Contains more Folate +151.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +324.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 12

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
19
Artichoke
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
35
Artichoke
18
Fennel

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%
Artichoke
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Fennel

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.
Artichoke Fennel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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
Artichoke Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Artichoke
Artichoke contains less Sugars (difference - 2.94g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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 Artichoke Fennel Opinion
Calories 47 31 Artichoke
Protein 3.27 1.24 Artichoke
Fats 0.15 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin C 11.7 12 Fennel
Carbs 10.51 7.3 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.28 0.73 Artichoke
Calcium 44 49 Fennel
Potassium 370 414 Fennel
Magnesium 60 17 Artichoke
Sugars 0.99 3.93 Artichoke
Fiber 5.4 3.1 Artichoke
Copper 0.231 0.066 Artichoke
Zinc 0.49 0.2 Artichoke
Starch
Phosphorus 90 50 Artichoke
Sodium 94 52 Fennel
Vitamin A 13 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.19 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.01 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066 0.032 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046 0.64 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.232 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116 0.047 Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14.8 62.8 Fennel
Folate 68 27 Artichoke
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.036 0.09 Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/nutrients
  2. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.