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Fennel vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fennel and Rutabagas

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, however Rutabagas has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B1.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 52% more.
  • Fennel has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Rutabagas. Fennel has 48µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Rutabagas have 0µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Rutabagas, raw.

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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 +14%
Contains more Iron +65.9%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 53
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains more Calcium +14%
Contains more Iron +65.9%
Contains more Potassium +35.7%
Contains more Copper +106.3%
Contains more Magnesium +17.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Equal in Phosphorus - 53

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +48050%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +20833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
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% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +48050%
Contains more Vitamin E +93.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +45%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +20833.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 1.24g 1.08g Fennel
Fats 0.2g 0.16g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 31kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 3.93g 4.46g Fennel
Fiber 3.1g 2.3g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 43mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.44mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 20mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 50mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 414mg 305mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.2mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.066mg 0.032mg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 2IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.3mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.16mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.1mg Rutabagas
Folate 27µg 21µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 0.3µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.025g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.088g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Rutabagas
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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.53g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
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

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.