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Fennel vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Fennel and Tomato?

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Fiber, Iron, and Potassium than Tomato.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 46% higher.
  • Tomato has 5 times less Calcium than Fennel. Fennel has 49mg of Calcium, while Tomato has 10mg.

We used Fennel, bulb, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average 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
7
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1
Tomato
Contains more Calcium +390%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +74.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Copper +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +390%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Contains more Potassium +74.7%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Copper +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%

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
7
:
3
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.54
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Folate +80%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.54
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594

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 Tomato
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 2.69g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 0.88g Fennel
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 7.3g 3.89g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 18kcal Fennel
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 3.93g 2.63g Tomato
Fiber 3.1g 1.2g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 10mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.27mg Fennel
Magnesium 17mg 11mg Fennel
Phosphorus 50mg 24mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 237mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 5mg Tomato
Zinc 0.2mg 0.17mg Fennel
Copper 0.066mg 0.059mg Fennel
Vitamin A 963IU 833IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.54mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 13.7mg Tomato
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.037mg Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.019mg Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.594mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.089mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.08mg Tomato
Folate 27µg 15µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 7.9µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.006mg Tomato
Threonine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Isoleucine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Leucine mg 0.025mg Tomato
Lysine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Methionine mg 0.006mg Tomato
Phenylalanine mg 0.027mg Tomato
Valine mg 0.018mg Tomato
Histidine mg 0.014mg Tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.031g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.083g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Tomato
Low Fats diet Equal
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
10
Tomato

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
5%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.