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Beetroot vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Beetroot and Fennel?

  • Beetroot is higher in Folate, and Manganese, yet Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 52% more.
  • Beetroot has 4 times more Folate than Fennel. While Beetroot has 109µg of Folate, Fennel has only 27µg.

We used Beets, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this article.

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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 Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Iron - 0.73

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 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.6%
Contains more Folate +303.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +31300%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
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 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.6%
Contains more Folate +303.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +31300%

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
12
Beetroot
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
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
10%
Beetroot
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Fennel

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

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Beetroot 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 is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Fennel Opinion
Calories 43 31 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 1.24 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin C 4.9 12 Fennel
Net carbs 6.760000228881836 4.199999809265137 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 7.3 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.73 Beetroot
Calcium 16 49 Fennel
Potassium 325 414 Fennel
Magnesium 23 17 Beetroot
Sugar 6.76 3.93 Fennel
Fiber 2.8 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.075 0.066 Beetroot
Zinc 0.35 0.2 Beetroot
Starch
Phosphorus 40 50 Fennel
Sodium 78 52 Fennel
Vitamin A 33 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.04 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.01 Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.032 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.047 Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 62.8 Fennel
Folate 109 27 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.09 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.019 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 Beetroot
Lysine 0.058 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 Beetroot
Valine 0.056 Beetroot
Histidine 0.021 Beetroot
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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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.