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

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese broccoli 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Fennel Opinion
Calories 22 31 Fennel
Protein 1.14 1.24 Fennel
Fats 0.72 0.2 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 28.2 12 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 4.199999809265137 Fennel
Carbs 3.81 7.3 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 100 49 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 414 Fennel
Magnesium 18 17 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 0.84 3.93 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.061 0.066 Fennel
Zinc 0.39 0.2 Chinese broccoli
Starch
Phosphorus 41 50 Fennel
Sodium 7 52 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 1638 963 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.48 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.01 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.032 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.047 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 62.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 99 27 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.09 Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.169 Chinese broccoli
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 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.