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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, 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
Fennel
5
:
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
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 Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.1%
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 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
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 Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.1%

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
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 the food
Protein
7%
Fennel
10%
Kohlrabi
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
6%
Kohlrabi
Fats
1%
Fennel
0%
Kohlrabi

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 Kohlrabi
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Kohlrabi
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 Sugars?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sugars (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)

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