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Fennel vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fennel and Chinese cabbage

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Fiber, and Copper, however Chinese cabbage is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Calcium.
  • Chinese cabbage covers your daily need of Vitamin C 37% more than Fennel.
  • Fennel has 6 times more Vitamin E than Chinese cabbage. While Fennel has 0.58mg of Vitamin E , Chinese cabbage has only 0.09mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fennel, bulb, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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
Fennel
5
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Contains more Potassium +64.3%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Zinc - 0.19
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% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Potassium +64.3%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.1%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.8
Equal in Zinc - 0.19

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +364%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +312.8%
Contains more Folate +144.4%
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 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +163.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +38%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +364%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +118.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +312.8%
Contains more Folate +144.4%

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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
17
Chinese cabbage

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Chinese cabbage

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 Chinese cabbage
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Fennel Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.75g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage 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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 31 13 Fennel
Protein 1.24 1.5 Chinese cabbage
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 12 45 Chinese cabbage
Carbs 7.3 2.18 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.8 Chinese cabbage
Calcium 49 105 Chinese cabbage
Potassium 414 252 Fennel
Magnesium 17 19 Chinese cabbage
Sugar 3.93 1.18 Chinese cabbage
Fiber 3.1 1 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.021 Fennel
Zinc 0.2 0.19 Fennel
Starch
Phosphorus 50 37 Fennel
Sodium 52 65 Fennel
Vitamin A 963 4468 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.58 0.09 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.04 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.07 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.5 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.088 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.194 Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 45.5 Fennel
Folate 27 66 Chinese cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.027 Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.015 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.096 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.015 Chinese cabbage
Threonine 0.049 Chinese cabbage
Isoleucine 0.085 Chinese cabbage
Leucine 0.088 Chinese cabbage
Lysine 0.089 Chinese cabbage
Methionine 0.009 Chinese cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.044 Chinese cabbage
Valine 0.066 Chinese cabbage
Histidine 0.026 Chinese cabbage
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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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.