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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 RAE.
  • 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
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Calcium +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 14% 48% 43% 39% 33% 13% 14% 77%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Iron +75.3%
Contains more Magnesium +252.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +80%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +250%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 4% 0% 39% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 51% 0% 37%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to 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 Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Artichoke Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 5.11g 4.2g Artichoke
Protein 3.27g 1.24g Artichoke
Fats 0.15g 0.2g Fennel
Carbs 10.51g 7.3g Artichoke
Calories 47kcal 31kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.99g 3.93g Artichoke
Fiber 5.4g 3.1g Artichoke
Calcium 44mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 1.28mg 0.73mg Artichoke
Magnesium 60mg 17mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 90mg 50mg Artichoke
Potassium 370mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 94mg 52mg Fennel
Zinc 0.49mg 0.2mg Artichoke
Copper 0.231mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 13IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.01mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.066mg 0.032mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.046mg 0.64mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.232mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.047mg Artichoke
Folate 68µg 27µg Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.8µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.09g Artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.064g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Artichoke Fennel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills 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 food.
Protein
20%
Artichoke
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
11%
Artichoke
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Artichoke
1%
Fennel

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 is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to 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.