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Fennel vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fennel and Peppers?

  • Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, and Fiber, yet Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Iron.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 256% more.
  • Fennel has 4 times more Vitamin K than Peppers. While Fennel has 62.8µg of Vitamin K, Peppers have only 14.3µg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw 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
Fennel
3
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Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +163.6%
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 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +163.6%
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
3
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +339.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +491.5%
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +339.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +491.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 1.24g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 7.3g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 31kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 5.1g Fennel
Fiber 3.1g 1.5g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 18mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 1.2mg Peppers
Magnesium 17mg 25mg Peppers
Phosphorus 50mg 46mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 340mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 0.2mg 0.3mg Peppers
Copper 0.066mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 963IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.061mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 27µg 23µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 14.3µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.026mg Peppers
Threonine mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine mg 0.065mg Peppers
Leucine mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine mg 0.024mg Peppers
Phenylalanine mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.011g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.109g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Peppers
Low Fats diet Equal
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
9%
Peppers
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.