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Fennel vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fennel and Carrot

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, while Carrot has more Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6.
  • Carrot's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 87% higher.
  • Carrot contains 5 times less Vitamin K than Fennel. Fennel contains 62.8µg of Vitamin K, while Carrot contains 13.2µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Carrots, 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
7
:
1
Carrot
Contains more Iron +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -24.6%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Contains more Iron +143.3%
Contains more Calcium +48.5%
Contains more Potassium +29.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains less Sodium -24.6%
Contains more Zinc +20%

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
3
:
7
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +375.8%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1634.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.6%
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 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +375.8%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1634.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +560%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.6%

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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Carrot

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

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Fennel Carrot
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Carrot Opinion
Calories 31 41 Carrot
Protein 1.24 0.93 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.24 Carrot
Vitamin C 12 5.9 Fennel
Net carbs 4.199999809265137 6.78000020980835 Carrot
Carbs 7.3 9.58 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.3 Fennel
Calcium 49 33 Fennel
Potassium 414 320 Fennel
Magnesium 17 12 Fennel
Sugar 3.93 4.74 Fennel
Fiber 3.1 2.8 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.045 Fennel
Zinc 0.2 0.24 Carrot
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 50 35 Fennel
Sodium 52 69 Fennel
Vitamin A 963 16706 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.58 0.66 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.066 Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.058 Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.983 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.273 Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.138 Carrot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 13.2 Fennel
Folate 27 19 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.037 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.014 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.117 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.012 Carrot
Threonine 0.191 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 Carrot
Leucine 0.102 Carrot
Lysine 0.101 Carrot
Methionine 0.02 Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061 Carrot
Valine 0.069 Carrot
Histidine 0.04 Carrot
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.