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Cassava vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cassava and Fennel

  • Cassava has more Vitamin C, Manganese, and Vitamin B1, while Fennel has more Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A, and Fiber.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 51% higher.
  • Fennel contains 9 times less Vitamin B1 than Cassava. Cassava contains 0.087mg of Vitamin B1, while Fennel contains 0.01mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cassava, 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 Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 24% 15% 34% 10% 12% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%

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 +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +770%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +3205.3%
Equal in Folate - 27
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 69% 1% 4% 0% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 0% 5% 21%
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 C +71.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +770%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7307.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +205.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +116.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +3205.3%
Equal in Folate - 27

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
14
Cassava
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
14
Cassava
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%
Cassava
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Cassava
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.
Cassava Fennel
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 minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Cassava 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 glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cassava
Cassava is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
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 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 Cassava Fennel Opinion
Calories 160 31 Cassava
Protein 1.36 1.24 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.2 Cassava
Vitamin C 20.6 12 Cassava
Net carbs 36.2599983215332 4.199999809265137 Cassava
Carbs 38.06 7.3 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 16 49 Fennel
Potassium 271 414 Fennel
Magnesium 21 17 Cassava
Sugar 1.7 3.93 Cassava
Fiber 1.8 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.1 0.066 Cassava
Zinc 0.34 0.2 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 27 50 Fennel
Sodium 14 52 Cassava
Vitamin A 13 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.19 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.01 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.032 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.64 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.047 Cassava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 62.8 Fennel
Folate 27 27
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.09 Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.068 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.019 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 Cassava
Valine 0.035 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 Cassava
Fructose

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. Cassava - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169985/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.