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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 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 Sugars.

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
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Fennel
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Equal in Iron - 0.73
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 27% 13% 27% 15% 24% 10% 50% 14%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
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 C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.2%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 0% 8% 0% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 0% 103% 6%
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 B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.2%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
9%
Celeriac
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Celeriac
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Celeriac
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Celeriac 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 contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Celeriac
Celeriac contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Celeriac Fennel Opinion
Calories 42 31 Celeriac
Protein 1.5 1.24 Celeriac
Fats 0.3 0.2 Celeriac
Vitamin C 8 12 Fennel
Carbs 9.2 7.3 Celeriac
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.7 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 43 49 Fennel
Potassium 300 414 Fennel
Magnesium 20 17 Celeriac
Sugars 1.6 3.93 Celeriac
Fiber 1.8 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.07 0.066 Celeriac
Zinc 0.33 0.2 Celeriac
Starch
Phosphorus 115 50 Celeriac
Sodium 100 52 Fennel
Vitamin A 0 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.36 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.01 Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.032 Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.64 Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.352 0.232 Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.047 Celeriac
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41 62.8 Fennel
Folate 8 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.079 0.09 Celeriac
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.148 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.