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Fennel vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fennel and Celeriac different?

  • Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, and Fiber, while Celeriac is higher in Phosphorus, and Vitamin B6.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 18% more than Celeriac.
  • Fennel contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Celeriac. Fennel contains 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Celeriac contains 0µg.
  • Celeriac is lower in Sugar.

Fennel, bulb, raw and Celeriac, raw types were used 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 +14%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Equal in Iron - 0.7
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% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Potassium +38%
Contains less Sodium -48%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Zinc +65%
Equal in Iron - 0.7
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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
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 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +61.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Folate +237.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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 Celeriac
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 7.4g Celeriac
Protein 1.24g 1.5g Celeriac
Fats 0.2g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 7.3g 9.2g Celeriac
Calories 31kcal 42kcal Celeriac
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 3.1g 1.8g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 43mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.7mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 50mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 414mg 300mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 100mg Fennel
Zinc 0.2mg 0.33mg Celeriac
Copper 0.066mg 0.07mg Celeriac
Vitamin A 963IU 0IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.36mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 8mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 27µg 8µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 41µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.079g Celeriac
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.058g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.148g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Celeriac
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
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
22
Celeriac

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%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.