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Fennel vs. Chili Pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Fennel and Chili Pepper?

  • Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, and Fiber, yet Chili Pepper are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Iron.
  • Chili Pepper' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 256% more.
  • Fennel has 4 times more Vitamin K than Chili Pepper. While Fennel has 62.8µg of Vitamin K, Chili Pepper 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +163.6%
Contains more Manganese +24.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58% 31% 3%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +163.6%
Contains more Manganese +24.1%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Fennel
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Choline +18.9%
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 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 7% 36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Choline +18.9%
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%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Other +75%
Contains more Protein +61.3%
Contains more Carbs +29.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 87.74
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 g
2% 9% 88%
Protein: 2 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 9.46 g
Water: 87.74 g
Other: 0.6 g
Contains more Other +75%
Contains more Protein +61.3%
Contains more Carbs +29.6%
Equal in Fats - 0.2
Equal in Water - 87.74

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +518.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.7%
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
15% 8% 77%
Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.109 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +518.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +55%
Contains less Saturated Fat -76.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fennel Chili Pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Chili Pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 7.96g Chili Pepper
Protein 1.24g 2g Chili Pepper
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 7.3g 9.46g Chili Pepper
Calories 31kcal 40kcal Chili Pepper
Sugar 3.93g 5.1g Fennel
Fiber 3.1g 1.5g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 18mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 1.2mg Chili Pepper
Magnesium 17mg 25mg Chili Pepper
Phosphorus 50mg 46mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 340mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 7mg Chili Pepper
Zinc 0.2mg 0.3mg Chili Pepper
Copper 0.066mg 0.174mg Chili Pepper
Manganese 0.191mg 0.237mg Chili Pepper
Selenium 0.7µg 0.5µg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 1179IU Chili Pepper
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 59µg Chili Pepper
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.69mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin C 12mg 242.5mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.09mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.95mg Chili Pepper
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.061mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.278mg Chili Pepper
Folate 27µg 23µg Fennel
Choline 13.2mg 11.1mg Fennel
Vitamin K 62.8µg 14.3µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.026mg Chili Pepper
Threonine 0.074mg Chili Pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg Chili Pepper
Leucine 0.105mg Chili Pepper
Lysine 0.089mg Chili Pepper
Methionine 0.024mg Chili Pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg Chili Pepper
Valine 0.084mg Chili Pepper
Histidine 0.041mg Chili Pepper
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.021g Chili Pepper
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 Chili Pepper
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Fennel
83%
Chili Pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Fennel
22%
Chili Pepper

Comparison summary

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 Sodium?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chili Pepper
Chili Pepper is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients
  2. Chili Pepper - 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.