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Fennel vs. Chinese broccoli — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fennel and Chinese broccoli?

  • Chinese broccoli has more Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, and Calcium than Fennel.
  • Chinese broccoli's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 18% higher.
  • Chinese broccoli has 5 times less Sugar than Fennel. Fennel has 3.93g of Sugar, while Chinese broccoli has 0.84g.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked types in this comparison.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains more Calcium +104.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Manganese +38.2%
Contains more Selenium +85.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Copper - 0.061
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21% 35% 8%
Contains more Iron +30.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +22%
Contains more Potassium +58.6%
Contains more Calcium +104.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +95%
Contains more Manganese +38.2%
Contains more Selenium +85.7%
Equal in Magnesium - 18
Equal in Copper - 0.061

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +135%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Choline +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 14% 212%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +135%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +850%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +48.9%
Contains more Folate +266.7%
Contains more Choline +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +91.6%
Contains more Other +32.9%
Contains more Fats +260%
Equal in Protein - 1.14
Equal in Water - 93.54
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 g
4% 94%
Protein: 1.14 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 3.81 g
Water: 93.54 g
Other: 0.79 g
Contains more Carbs +91.6%
Contains more Other +32.9%
Contains more Fats +260%
Equal in Protein - 1.14
Equal in Water - 93.54

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.3%
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
22% 10% 67%
Saturated Fat: 0.11 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.33 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -18.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +36%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +95.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fennel Chinese broccoli
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 1.31g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 1.14g Fennel
Fats 0.2g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 7.3g 3.81g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 22kcal Fennel
Sugar 3.93g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 3.1g 2.5g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.73mg 0.56mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 50mg 41mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 261mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 7mg Chinese broccoli
Zinc 0.2mg 0.39mg Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.066mg 0.061mg Fennel
Manganese 0.191mg 0.264mg Chinese broccoli
Selenium 0.7µg 1.3µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 963IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 82µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.48mg Fennel
Vitamin C 12mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.437mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.159mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.07mg Chinese broccoli
Folate 27µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Choline 13.2mg 25.3mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin K 62.8µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.11g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.05g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Chinese broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Fennel
46%
Chinese broccoli
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Fennel
18%
Chinese broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients
  2. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.