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Fennel vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fennel and Bell pepper

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Potassium, and Fiber, however Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 76% more than Fennel.
  • Bell pepper has 8 times less Vitamin K than Fennel. Fennel has 62.8µg of Vitamin K, while Bell pepper has 7.4µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, raw.

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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 +390%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Potassium +136.6%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +390%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Potassium +136.6%
Contains more Zinc +53.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.2%
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
Fennel
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +160.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin K +748.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +570%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +470%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.6%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +160.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +56.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin K +748.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +570%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +470%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +376.6%

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 Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 2.94g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 0.86g Fennel
Fats 0.2g 0.17g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 4.64g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 20kcal Fennel
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 3.93g 2.4g Bell pepper
Fiber 3.1g 1.7g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 10mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.34mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Fennel
Phosphorus 50mg 20mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 175mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 0.2mg 0.13mg Fennel
Copper 0.066mg 0.066mg
Vitamin A 963IU 370IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.37mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.028mg Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.48mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.099mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 27µg 10µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 7.4µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.012mg Bell pepper
Threonine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.024mg Bell pepper
Leucine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Lysine mg 0.039mg Bell pepper
Methionine mg 0.007mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine mg 0.036mg Bell pepper
Histidine mg 0.01mg Bell pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.008g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.062g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Bell pepper
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
28
Fennel
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
9
Bell pepper

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
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.53g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 49mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.032g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.