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Fennel vs Kohlrabi - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fennel and Kohlrabi different?

  • Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, while Kohlrabi is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper.
  • Kohlrabi covers your daily need of Vitamin C 56% more than Fennel.
  • Fennel contains 628 times more Vitamin K than Kohlrabi. Fennel contains 62.8µg of Vitamin K, while Kohlrabi contains 0.1µg.

Fennel, bulb, raw and Kohlrabi, 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 +104.2%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +2575%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Vitamin C +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.1%
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 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2575%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Vitamin C +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Kohlrabi Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 2.6g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 1.7g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 6.2g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 27kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 2.6g Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.1g 3.6g Kohlrabi
Calcium 49mg 24mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.4mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 19mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 50mg 46mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 350mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 20mg Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.2mg 0.03mg Fennel
Copper 0.066mg 0.129mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 963IU 36IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.48mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 62mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.05mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.02mg Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.4mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.165mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.15mg Kohlrabi
Folate 27µg 16µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 0.1µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.01mg Kohlrabi
Threonine mg 0.049mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine mg 0.078mg Kohlrabi
Leucine mg 0.067mg Kohlrabi
Lysine mg 0.056mg Kohlrabi
Methionine mg 0.013mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine mg 0.039mg Kohlrabi
Valine mg 0.05mg Kohlrabi
Histidine mg 0.019mg Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.013g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.007g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.048g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Kohlrabi
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
25
Kohlrabi
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
17
Kohlrabi

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
10%
Kohlrabi
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
6%
Kohlrabi
Fats
1%
Fennel
0%
Kohlrabi

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.