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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 RAE, 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 less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 15% 12% 24% 2% 10% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -73.1%
Contains more Zinc +70%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.2%
Contains more Potassium +52.8%

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 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% 69% 22% 12% 17% 7% 21% 21% 0% 5%
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 +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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cassava Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 36.26g 4.2g Cassava
Protein 1.36g 1.24g Cassava
Fats 0.28g 0.2g Cassava
Carbs 38.06g 7.3g Cassava
Calories 160kcal 31kcal Cassava
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 3.93g Cassava
Fiber 1.8g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 16mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.27mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 21mg 17mg Cassava
Phosphorus 27mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 271mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 14mg 52mg Cassava
Zinc 0.34mg 0.2mg Cassava
Copper 0.1mg 0.066mg Cassava
Vitamin A 13IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.19mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 20.6mg 12mg Cassava
Vitamin B1 0.087mg 0.01mg Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048mg 0.032mg Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854mg 0.64mg Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.088mg 0.047mg Cassava
Folate 27µg 27µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.019mg mg Cassava
Threonine 0.028mg mg Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027mg mg Cassava
Leucine 0.039mg mg Cassava
Lysine 0.044mg mg Cassava
Methionine 0.011mg mg Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026mg mg Cassava
Valine 0.035mg mg Cassava
Histidine 0.02mg mg Cassava
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.074g 0.09g Cassava
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075g 0.068g Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cassava 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
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

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.

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.