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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 has more Vitamin K, Fiber, Vitamin A RAE, Potassium, and Manganese than Radish.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 51% higher.
  • Radish has 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Fennel. Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Radish has 0µg.

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

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 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 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Radish Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 1.8g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 0.68g Fennel
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 3.4g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 16kcal Fennel
Starch g 0g Radish
Fructose g 0.71g Radish
Sugar 3.93g 1.86g Radish
Fiber 3.1g 1.6g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 25mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.34mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 10mg Fennel
Phosphorus 50mg 20mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 233mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 39mg Radish
Zinc 0.2mg 0.28mg Radish
Copper 0.066mg 0.05mg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 7IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 14.8mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.012mg Radish
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.039mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.254mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.165mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.071mg Radish
Folate 27µg 25µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 1.3µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Radish
Threonine mg 0.023mg Radish
Isoleucine mg 0.02mg Radish
Leucine mg 0.031mg Radish
Lysine mg 0.033mg Radish
Methionine mg 0.01mg Radish
Phenylalanine mg 0.036mg Radish
Valine mg 0.035mg Radish
Histidine mg 0.013mg Radish
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.032g Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.017g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.048g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Radish
Low Fats diet ok
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
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

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.

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.