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Fennel vs Eggplant - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fennel and Eggplant?

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Potassium and Vitamin A than Eggplant.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 49% higher.
  • Eggplant has 48 times less Vitamin A than Fennel. Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A, while Eggplant has 1µg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Eggplant, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Fennel
6
:
Contains more Iron +217.4%
Contains more Calcium +444.4%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 3% 21% 10% 27% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +217.4%
Contains more Calcium +444.4%
Contains more Potassium +80.8%
Contains more Magnesium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4087%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1694.3%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649
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 8% 2% 6% 0% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 0% 9% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +445.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4087%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1694.3%
Contains more Folate +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.649

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
28
Fennel
9
Eggplant
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
10
Eggplant

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 the food
Protein
7%
Fennel
6%
Eggplant
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
6%
Eggplant
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Eggplant

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fennel Eggplant
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Eggplant
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 richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Eggplant
Eggplant contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Eggplant
Eggplant is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fennel Eggplant Opinion
Calories 31 25 Fennel
Protein 1.24 0.98 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.18 Fennel
Vitamin C 12 2.2 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 5.88 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.23 Fennel
Calcium 49 9 Fennel
Potassium 414 229 Fennel
Magnesium 17 14 Fennel
Sugars 3.93 3.53 Eggplant
Fiber 3.1 3 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.081 Eggplant
Zinc 0.2 0.16 Fennel
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Phosphorus 50 24 Fennel
Sodium 52 2 Eggplant
Vitamin A 963 23 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0.3 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.039 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.037 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.649 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.281 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.084 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 3.5 Fennel
Folate 27 22 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.034 Eggplant
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.016 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.076 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.009 Eggplant
Threonine 0.037 Eggplant
Isoleucine 0.045 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 Eggplant
Lysine 0.047 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 Eggplant
Valine 0.053 Eggplant
Histidine 0.023 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 Eggplant

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.