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Fennel vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fennel and Cumin

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, while Cumin has more Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 820% higher.
  • Cumin contains 12 times less Vitamin K than Fennel. Fennel contains 62.8µg of Vitamin K, while Cumin contains 5.4µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Spices, cumin seed.

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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
1
:
7
Cumin
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Iron +8990.4%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Potassium +331.9%
Contains more Magnesium +2052.9%
Contains more Copper +1213.6%
Contains more Zinc +2300%
Contains more Phosphorus +898%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Iron +8990.4%
Contains more Calcium +1800%
Contains more Potassium +331.9%
Contains more Magnesium +2052.9%
Contains more Copper +1213.6%
Contains more Zinc +2300%
Contains more Phosphorus +898%

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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6
Cumin
Contains more Vitamin C +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1063%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin A +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +474.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +921.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +615.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +825.5%
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 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin C +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1063%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin A +31.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +474.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +6180%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +921.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +615.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +825.5%

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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
44%
Cumin
Fats
1%
Fennel
103%
Cumin

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

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Fennel Cumin
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 contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 116mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.445g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.68g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Cumin Opinion
Calories 31 375 Cumin
Protein 1.24 17.81 Cumin
Fats 0.2 22.27 Cumin
Vitamin C 12 7.7 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 44.24 Cumin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 66.36 Cumin
Calcium 49 931 Cumin
Potassium 414 1788 Cumin
Magnesium 17 366 Cumin
Sugar 3.93 2.25 Cumin
Fiber 3.1 10.5 Cumin
Copper 0.066 0.867 Cumin
Zinc 0.2 4.8 Cumin
Starch
Phosphorus 50 499 Cumin
Sodium 52 168 Fennel
Vitamin A 963 1270 Cumin
Vitamin E 0.58 3.33 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.628 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.327 Cumin
Vitamin B3 0.64 4.579 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.435 Cumin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 5.4 Fennel
Folate 27 10 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 Cumin
Saturated Fat 0.09 1.535 Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 14.04 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 3.279 Cumin
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.