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Fennel vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fennel and Brussels sprout

  • Brussels sprout is higher than Fennel in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Folate, Iron, Manganese, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily Vitamin K needs 95% more than Fennel.

Food varieties used in this article are Fennel, bulb, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 +16.7%
Contains more Iron +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Potassium - 389
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Calcium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +91.8%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +38%
Contains less Sodium -51.9%
Contains more Zinc +110%
Equal in Potassium - 389
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +608.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366%
Contains more Folate +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +181.8%
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 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin A +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +608.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +366%
Contains more Folate +125.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +181.8%

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 Brussels sprout
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 5.15g Brussels sprout
Protein 1.24g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Brussels sprout
Carbs 7.3g 8.95g Brussels sprout
Calories 31kcal 43kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 3.93g 2.2g Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.1g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 49mg 42mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 1.4mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 17mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 50mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 414mg 389mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.2mg 0.42mg Brussels sprout
Copper 0.066mg 0.07mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 963IU 754IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.09mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.745mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.309mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Folate 27µg 61µg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Brussels sprout
Threonine mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.023g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Brussels sprout
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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout 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

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.