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Cabbage vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cabbage and Fennel?

  • Cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6, while Fennel is higher in Potassium, and Copper.
  • Cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 27% higher.
  • Fennel has 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Cabbage. Cabbage has 0.124mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel has 0.047mg.

We used Cabbage, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this comparison.

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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 less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.5%
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +143.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 18% 9% 12% 15% 3% 5% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains less Sodium -65.4%
Contains more Calcium +22.5%
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.3%
Contains more Potassium +143.5%
Contains more Zinc +11.1%
Contains more Copper +247.4%

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
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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +205%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.8%
Contains more Folate +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +882.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.232
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 3% 0% 122% 16% 10% 5% 13% 29% 33% 0% 190%
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 C +205%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +510%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.8%
Contains more Folate +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +21%
Contains more Vitamin A +882.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +286.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.5%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.232

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cabbage Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 3.3g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 1.28g 1.24g Cabbage
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Fennel
Carbs 5.8g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 25kcal 31kcal Fennel
Starch 0g g Cabbage
Fructose 1.45g g Cabbage
Sugar 3.2g 3.93g Cabbage
Fiber 2.5g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 40mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.47mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 12mg 17mg Fennel
Phosphorus 26mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 170mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 18mg 52mg Cabbage
Zinc 0.18mg 0.2mg Fennel
Copper 0.019mg 0.066mg Fennel
Vitamin A 98IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 36.6mg 12mg Cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.061mg 0.01mg Cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 0.032mg Cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.234mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.212mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.047mg Cabbage
Folate 43µg 27µg Cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 76µg 62.8µg Cabbage
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Cabbage
Threonine 0.035mg mg Cabbage
Isoleucine 0.03mg mg Cabbage
Leucine 0.041mg mg Cabbage
Lysine 0.044mg mg Cabbage
Methionine 0.012mg mg Cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.032mg mg Cabbage
Valine 0.042mg mg Cabbage
Histidine 0.022mg mg Cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.09g Cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.017g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cabbage 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
35
Cabbage
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cabbage
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
8%
Cabbage
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
6%
Cabbage
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Cabbage
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cabbage
Cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 34mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cabbage
Cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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. Cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169975/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.