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Fennel vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fennel and Radish?

  • Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, Fiber, Potassium, and Manganese, while Radish is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 51% higher.
  • Radish has 3 times less Manganese than Fennel. Fennel has 0.191mg of Manganese, while Radish has 0.069mg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Radishes, raw types in this comparison.

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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
6
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2
Radish
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Calcium +96%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Calcium +96%
Contains more Potassium +77.7%
Contains more Magnesium +70%
Contains more Copper +32%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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
6
:
4
Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +13657.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +4730.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Equal in Folate - 25
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 50% 1% 0% 0% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 0% 4% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +13657.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +152%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +4730.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.1%
Equal in Folate - 25

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
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
11
Radish

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
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
3%
Radish
Fats
1%
Fennel
0%
Radish

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 Radish
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Radish
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 is lower in Sugar?
Radish
Radish is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.058g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Radish
Radish is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Radish Opinion
Calories 31 16 Fennel
Protein 1.24 0.68 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.1 Fennel
Vitamin C 12 14.8 Radish
Net carbs 4.199999809265137 1.7999999523162842 Fennel
Carbs 7.3 3.4 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.34 Fennel
Calcium 49 25 Fennel
Potassium 414 233 Fennel
Magnesium 17 10 Fennel
Sugar 3.93 1.86 Radish
Fiber 3.1 1.6 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.05 Fennel
Zinc 0.2 0.28 Radish
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 50 20 Fennel
Sodium 52 39 Radish
Vitamin A 963 7 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.012 Radish
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.039 Radish
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.254 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.165 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.071 Radish
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 1.3 Fennel
Folate 27 25 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.017 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.048 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.009 Radish
Threonine 0.023 Radish
Isoleucine 0.02 Radish
Leucine 0.031 Radish
Lysine 0.033 Radish
Methionine 0.01 Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036 Radish
Valine 0.035 Radish
Histidine 0.013 Radish
Fructose 0.71 Radish

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. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.