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Fennel vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fennel and Gratin

  • Fennel has more Fiber, however Gratin is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Gratin covers your daily Saturated Fat needs 23% more than Fennel.
  • Gratin has 2 times less Fiber than Fennel. Fennel has 3.1g of Fiber, while Gratin has 1.8g.
  • Fennel contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter.

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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
3
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5
Gratin
Contains more Iron +14.1%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +126%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Copper +142.4%
Equal in Potassium - 396
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54%
Contains more Iron +14.1%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +126%
Contains more Zinc +245%
Contains more Copper +142.4%
Equal in Potassium - 396

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
:
5
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin A +264.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
Contains more Folate +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +270.2%
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 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +264.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +21.2%
Contains more Folate +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +540%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +270.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Gratin Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 9.47g Gratin
Protein 1.24g 5.06g Gratin
Fats 0.2g 7.59g Gratin
Carbs 7.3g 11.27g Gratin
Calories 31kcal 132kcal Gratin
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g g Gratin
Fiber 3.1g 1.8g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 119mg Gratin
Iron 0.73mg 0.64mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Gratin
Phosphorus 50mg 113mg Gratin
Potassium 414mg 396mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 433mg Fennel
Zinc 0.2mg 0.69mg Gratin
Copper 0.066mg 0.16mg Gratin
Vitamin A 963IU 264IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 9.9mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.064mg Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.116mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.993mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.387mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.174mg Gratin
Folate 27µg 11µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.07mg Gratin
Threonine mg 0.192mg Gratin
Isoleucine mg 0.284mg Gratin
Leucine mg 0.443mg Gratin
Lysine mg 0.381mg Gratin
Methionine mg 0.117mg Gratin
Phenylalanine mg 0.254mg Gratin
Valine mg 0.325mg Gratin
Histidine mg 0.151mg Gratin
Cholesterol 0mg 23mg Fennel
Trans Fat 0g g Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.09g 4.733g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 2.149g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.276g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Gratin
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
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
36
Gratin

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
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
11%
Gratin
Fats
1%
Fennel
35%
Gratin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.93g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 381mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.643g)
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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.