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Celeriac vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Celeriac and Fennel different?

  • Celeriac is richer in Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6, while Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 18% more than Celeriac.
  • Celeriac contains 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Fennel. Celeriac contains 0.165mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel contains 0.047mg.
  • Celeriac is lower in Sugar.

Celeriac, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types were used 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 +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Equal in Copper - 0.066

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 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
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 B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celeriac Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 7.4g 4.2g Celeriac
Protein 1.5g 1.24g Celeriac
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Celeriac
Carbs 9.2g 7.3g Celeriac
Calories 42kcal 31kcal Celeriac
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.6g 3.93g Celeriac
Fiber 1.8g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 43mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.7mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 20mg 17mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 115mg 50mg Celeriac
Potassium 300mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 100mg 52mg Fennel
Zinc 0.33mg 0.2mg Celeriac
Copper 0.07mg 0.066mg Celeriac
Vitamin A 0IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.36mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.01mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.032mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.64mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352mg 0.232mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.047mg Celeriac
Folate 8µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.079g 0.09g Celeriac
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celeriac 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
20
Celeriac
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
22
Celeriac
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
9%
Celeriac
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Celeriac
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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.

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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.