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Fennel vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fennel and Welsh onion

  • Fennel has more Potassium, however Welsh onion is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 109% more than Fennel.
  • Welsh onion has 3 times less Calcium than Fennel. Fennel has 49mg of Calcium, while Welsh onion has 18mg.
  • Welsh onion contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fennel, bulb, raw and Onions, welsh, 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 +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.3%
Contains more Iron +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -67.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Equal in Phosphorus - 49
Equal in Copper - 0.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.3%
Contains more Iron +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -67.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Equal in Phosphorus - 49
Equal in Copper - 0.07

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.3%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +208%
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.3%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +208%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 4.1g Fennel
Protein 1.24g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 0.2g 0.4g Welsh onion
Carbs 7.3g 6.5g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 34kcal Welsh onion
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 3.1g 2.4g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 18mg Fennel
Iron 0.73mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 17mg 23mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 50mg 49mg Fennel
Potassium 414mg 212mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 17mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.2mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.066mg 0.07mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 963IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.58mg 0.51mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.05mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 0.4mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.169mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.072mg Welsh onion
Folate 27µg 16µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 62.8µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.067g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.056g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.156g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel Welsh onion
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
61
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
18
Fennel
18
Welsh onion

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
11%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
7%
Fennel
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
1%
Fennel
2%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.