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Carrot vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Carrot and Fennel

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6, while Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 87% higher.
  • Fennel contains 3 times less Vitamin B6 than Carrot. Carrot contains 0.138mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel contains 0.047mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Carrots, 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
Carrot
1
:
7
Fennel
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Iron +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -24.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Iron +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -24.6%

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
Carrot
7
:
3
Fennel
Contains more Vitamin A +1634.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +375.8%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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 A +1634.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +375.8%
Contains more Folate +42.1%

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
98
Carrot
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Carrot
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.
Carrot Fennel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Carrot 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 - 0.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Fennel Opinion
Calories 41 31 Carrot
Protein 0.93 1.24 Fennel
Fats 0.24 0.2 Carrot
Vitamin C 5.9 12 Fennel
Net carbs 6.78000020980835 4.199999809265137 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 7.3 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 33 49 Fennel
Potassium 320 414 Fennel
Magnesium 12 17 Fennel
Sugar 4.74 3.93 Fennel
Fiber 2.8 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.045 0.066 Fennel
Zinc 0.24 0.2 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 50 Fennel
Sodium 69 52 Fennel
Vitamin A 16706 963 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.58 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.01 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.032 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.64 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.232 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.047 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 62.8 Fennel
Folate 19 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.09 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.