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Fennel vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fennel and Napa cabbage?

  • Fennel is richer than Napa cabbage in Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Fennel has 5 times more Potassium than Napa cabbage. While Fennel has 414mg of Potassium, Napa cabbage has only 87mg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types 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 +69%
Contains more Potassium +375.9%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.2%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.74
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 9% 8% 6% 32% 4% 9% 2%
Contains more Calcium +69%
Contains more Potassium +375.9%
Contains more Magnesium +112.5%
Contains more Zinc +42.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.2%
Contains more Copper +45.5%
Contains less Sodium -78.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.74

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +562.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27%
Contains more Folate +59.3%
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 11% 16% 0% 0% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +266.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +562.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27%
Contains more Folate +59.3%

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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
12
Napa cabbage

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Napa cabbage

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 Napa cabbage
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

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Fennel Napa cabbage
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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

Nutrient Fennel Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 31 12 Fennel
Protein 1.24 1.1 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.17 Fennel
Vitamin C 12 3.2 Fennel
Net carbs 4.199999809265137 2.2300000190734863 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 2.23 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 49 29 Fennel
Potassium 414 87 Fennel
Magnesium 17 8 Fennel
Sugar 3.93 Napa cabbage
Fiber 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.096 Napa cabbage
Zinc 0.2 0.14 Fennel
Starch
Phosphorus 50 19 Fennel
Sodium 52 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 963 263 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.005 Fennel
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.025 Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.466 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.035 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.037 Fennel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 Fennel
Folate 27 43 Napa cabbage
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 Fennel
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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.