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Chinese broccoli vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chinese broccoli and Fennel?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Calcium than Fennel.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 18% higher.
  • Fennel has 10 times less Vitamin B1 than Chinese broccoli. Chinese broccoli has 0.095mg of Vitamin B1, while Fennel has 0.01mg.
  • Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar.

We used Broccoli, chinese, cooked and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +104.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Calcium +104.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
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 A +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +135%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 A +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +135%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 1.14g 1.24g Fennel
Fats 0.72g 0.2g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 3.81g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 22kcal 31kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g 3.93g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 100mg 49mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 18mg 17mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 41mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 261mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 7mg 52mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.39mg 0.2mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.061mg 0.066mg Fennel
Vitamin A 1638IU 963IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 12mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.01mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.032mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.047mg Chinese broccoli
Folate 99µg 27µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 62.8µg Chinese broccoli
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 0.11g 0.09g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.169g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli 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
48
Chinese broccoli
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese broccoli
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
7%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
7%
Fennel
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.