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Eggplant vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Eggplant and Fennel?

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin A RAE than Eggplant.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 49% higher.

We used Eggplant, raw 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 less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Calcium +444.4%
Contains more Iron +217.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains more Calcium +444.4%
Contains more Iron +217.4%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Zinc +25%

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 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4087%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +445.5%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1694.3%
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 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
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 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +4087%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +445.5%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1694.3%
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.
Eggplant Fennel
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 0.98g 1.24g Fennel
Fats 0.18g 0.2g Fennel
Carbs 5.88g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 25kcal 31kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 3.93g Eggplant
Fiber 3g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 9mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.23mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 14mg 17mg Fennel
Phosphorus 24mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 229mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 2mg 52mg Eggplant
Zinc 0.16mg 0.2mg Fennel
Copper 0.081mg 0.066mg Eggplant
Vitamin A 23IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.01mg Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.032mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.64mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.232mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.047mg Eggplant
Folate 22µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Eggplant
Threonine 0.037mg mg Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045mg mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg mg Eggplant
Lysine 0.047mg mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Eggplant
Valine 0.053mg mg Eggplant
Histidine 0.023mg mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.09g Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant 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
9
Eggplant
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
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
6%
Eggplant
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.