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Fennel vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fennel and Seaweed

  • Fennel has more Vitamin C, and Potassium, however Seaweed has more Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Folate is 38% more.
  • Fennel has 5 times more Potassium than Seaweed. Fennel has 414mg of Potassium, while Seaweed has 89mg.
  • Fennel is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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
Fennel
3
:
Contains more Potassium +365.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -77.7%
Contains more Iron +290.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +365.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -77.7%
Contains more Iron +290.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +515%

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
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2250%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 66
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 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2250%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Equal in Vitamin K - 66

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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Fennel
3%
Seaweed

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

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Fennel Seaweed
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?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 181mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.157g)
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 Seaweed Opinion
Calories 31 43 Seaweed
Protein 1.24 1.68 Seaweed
Fats 0.2 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 12 3 Fennel
Net carbs 4.199999809265137 8.270000457763672 Seaweed
Carbs 7.3 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 49 168 Seaweed
Potassium 414 89 Fennel
Magnesium 17 121 Seaweed
Sugar 3.93 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 3.1 1.3 Fennel
Copper 0.066 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.2 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 50 42 Fennel
Sodium 52 233 Fennel
Vitamin A 963 116 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.01 0.05 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.64 0.47 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.047 0.002 Fennel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 62.8 66 Seaweed
Folate 27 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.09 0.247 Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169 0.047 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
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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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.