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Collard Greens vs. Fennel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Collard Greens and Fennel different?

  • Collard Greens is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however, Fennel is richer in Potassium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Collard Greens is 286% higher.
  • Collard Greens contains 8 times more Vitamin A RAE than Fennel. While Collard Greens contains 380µg of Vitamin A RAE, Fennel contains only 48µg.

Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Fennel, bulb, raw are the varieties 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +187.8%
Contains more Iron +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.2%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Manganese +167%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +253.8%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 43% 15% 14% 11% 2% 7% 17% 67% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Contains more Calcium +187.8%
Contains more Iron +54.8%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.2%
Contains more Zinc +15%
Contains more Manganese +167%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +253.8%
Contains more Copper +29.4%
Contains more Selenium +40%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +689.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.3%
Contains more Choline +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +547.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.232
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 456% 18% 0% 61% 10% 25% 11% 14% 30% 12% 0% 21% 1017%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
Contains more Vitamin A +689.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +231.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.3%
Contains more Choline +190.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +547.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.3%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.232

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +118.5%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Carbs +29.2%
Contains more Other +41.9%
Equal in Water - 90.21
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 g
Contains more Protein +118.5%
Contains more Fats +260%
Contains more Carbs +29.2%
Contains more Other +41.9%
Equal in Water - 90.21

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.169
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -47.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +161.5%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.169

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Collard Greens Fennel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Collard Greens Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 2.71g 1.24g Collard Greens
Fats 0.72g 0.2g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 33kcal 31kcal Collard Greens
Sugar 0.4g 3.93g Collard Greens
Fiber 4g 3.1g Collard Greens
Calcium 141mg 49mg Collard Greens
Iron 1.13mg 0.73mg Collard Greens
Magnesium 21mg 17mg Collard Greens
Phosphorus 32mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 117mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 15mg 52mg Collard Greens
Zinc 0.23mg 0.2mg Collard Greens
Copper 0.051mg 0.066mg Fennel
Manganese 0.51mg 0.191mg Collard Greens
Selenium 0.5µg 0.7µg Fennel
Vitamin A 7600IU 963IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 48µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.58mg Collard Greens
Vitamin C 18.2mg 12mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.01mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.032mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.047mg Collard Greens
Folate 16µg 27µg Fennel
Choline 38.4mg 13.2mg Collard Greens
Vitamin K 406.6µg 62.8µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.09g Collard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.169g Collard Greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Collard Greens Fennel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
129%
Collard Greens
26%
Fennel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
18%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Collard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170407/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.