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Fennel vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fennel and Vegetable

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Potassium, while Vegetable has more Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Fiber, and Vitamin B1.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 33% higher.
  • Vegetable contains 4 times less Vitamin C than Fennel. Fennel contains 12mg of Vitamin C, while Vegetable contains 3.2mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 +96%
Contains more Potassium +145%
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -32.7%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 51
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% 31% 16% 22% 15% 5% 14% 28%
Contains more Calcium +96%
Contains more Potassium +145%
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains less Sodium -32.7%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 51

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 E +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.6%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +344.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
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 257% 8% 0% 11% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 15% 0% 59%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.6%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +344.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%

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 Vegetable
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Vegetable Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 8.69g Vegetable
Protein 1.24g 2.86g Vegetable
Fats 0.2g 0.15g Fennel
Carbs 7.3g 13.09g Vegetable
Calories 31kcal 65kcal Vegetable
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 3.12g Vegetable
Fiber 3.1g 4.4g Vegetable
Calcium 49mg 25mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 0.82mg Vegetable
Magnesium 17mg 22mg Vegetable
Phosphorus 50mg 51mg Vegetable
Potassium 414mg 169mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 35mg Vegetable
Zinc 0.2mg 0.49mg Vegetable
Copper 0.066mg 0.083mg Vegetable
Vitamin A 963IU 4277IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.38mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 3.2mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.071mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.851mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.151mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.074mg Vegetable
Folate 27µg 19µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 23.5µg Fennel
Tryptophan mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Threonine mg 0.115mg Vegetable
Isoleucine mg 0.139mg Vegetable
Leucine mg 0.19mg Vegetable
Lysine mg 0.17mg Vegetable
Methionine mg 0.034mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Valine mg 0.149mg Vegetable
Histidine mg 0.073mg Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.031g Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.01g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.072g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Vegetable
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
36
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Fennel
1%
Vegetable

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.