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Fennel vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fennel and Beetroot?

  • Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A, yet Beetroot is higher in Folate, and Manganese.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 52% more.
  • Fennel has 24 times more Vitamin A than Beetroot. While Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A, Beetroot has only 2µg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Beets, raw types 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
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Calcium +206.3%
Contains more Potassium +27.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +25%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +13.6%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Equal in Iron - 0.8

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
Fennel
6
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Contains more Vitamin C +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +31300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.6%
Contains more Folate +303.7%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2818.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +31300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.6%
Contains more Folate +303.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Beetroot Opinion
Calories 31kcal 43kcal Beetroot
Protein 1.24g 1.61g Beetroot
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Fennel
Vitamin C 12mg 4.9mg Fennel
Net carbs 4.2g 6.76g Beetroot
Carbs 7.3g 9.56g Beetroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.73mg 0.8mg Beetroot
Calcium 49mg 16mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 325mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 23mg Beetroot
Sugar 3.93g 6.76g Fennel
Fiber 3.1g 2.8g Fennel
Copper 0.066mg 0.075mg Beetroot
Zinc 0.2mg 0.35mg Beetroot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 50mg 40mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 78mg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 33IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.04mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.031mg Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.04mg Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.334mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.155mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.067mg Beetroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 0.2µg Fennel
Folate 27µg 109µg Beetroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.027g Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.032g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.06g Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.019mg Beetroot
Threonine mg 0.047mg Beetroot
Isoleucine mg 0.048mg Beetroot
Leucine mg 0.068mg Beetroot
Lysine mg 0.058mg Beetroot
Methionine mg 0.018mg Beetroot
Phenylalanine mg 0.046mg Beetroot
Valine mg 0.056mg Beetroot
Histidine mg 0.021mg Beetroot
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Beetroot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
28
Fennel
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
18
Beetroot

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%
Fennel
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
10%
Beetroot
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Beetroot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
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.
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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients
  2. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.