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Fennel seeds vs. Fennel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fennel seeds and Fennel

  • Fennel seeds are higher than Fennel in Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Fennel seeds covers your daily Manganese needs 276% more than Fennel.
  • Fennel seeds contain 41 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. While Fennel seeds contain 0.408mg of Vitamin B1, Fennel contains only 0.01mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, fennel seed and Fennel, bulb, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +2340.8%
Contains more Iron +2439.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +874%
Contains more Potassium +309.2%
Contains more Zinc +1750%
Contains more Copper +1516.7%
Contains more Manganese +3320.4%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 359% 696% 275% 209% 150% 12% 101% 356% 853% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Contains more Calcium +2340.8%
Contains more Iron +2439.7%
Contains more Magnesium +2164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +874%
Contains more Potassium +309.2%
Contains more Zinc +1750%
Contains more Copper +1516.7%
Contains more Manganese +3320.4%
Contains less Sodium -40.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3980%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1003.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +845.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 70% 102% 82% 114% 0% 109% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3980%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1003.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +845.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +900%
Contains more Vitamin A +613.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +1174.2%
Contains more Fats +7335%
Contains more Carbs +616.3%
Contains more Other +683.8%
Contains more Water +924%
16% 15% 52% 9% 8%
Protein: 15.8 g
Fats: 14.87 g
Carbs: 52.29 g
Water: 8.81 g
Other: 8.23 g
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 g
Contains more Protein +1174.2%
Contains more Fats +7335%
Contains more Carbs +616.3%
Contains more Other +683.8%
Contains more Water +924%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14473.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +900%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
4% 82% 14%
Saturated Fat: 0.48 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.91 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.69 g
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +14473.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +900%
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fennel seeds Fennel
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel seeds Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 12.49g 4.2g Fennel seeds
Protein 15.8g 1.24g Fennel seeds
Fats 14.87g 0.2g Fennel seeds
Carbs 52.29g 7.3g Fennel seeds
Calories 345kcal 31kcal Fennel seeds
Sugar 3.93g Fennel seeds
Fiber 39.8g 3.1g Fennel seeds
Calcium 1196mg 49mg Fennel seeds
Iron 18.54mg 0.73mg Fennel seeds
Magnesium 385mg 17mg Fennel seeds
Phosphorus 487mg 50mg Fennel seeds
Potassium 1694mg 414mg Fennel seeds
Sodium 88mg 52mg Fennel
Zinc 3.7mg 0.2mg Fennel seeds
Copper 1.067mg 0.066mg Fennel seeds
Manganese 6.533mg 0.191mg Fennel seeds
Selenium 0.7µg Fennel
Vitamin A 135IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 48µg Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin C 21mg 12mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B1 0.408mg 0.01mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B2 0.353mg 0.032mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B3 6.05mg 0.64mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B5 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.47mg 0.047mg Fennel seeds
Folate 27µg Fennel
Choline 13.2mg Fennel
Vitamin K 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.253mg Fennel seeds
Threonine 0.602mg Fennel seeds
Isoleucine 0.695mg Fennel seeds
Leucine 0.996mg Fennel seeds
Lysine 0.758mg Fennel seeds
Methionine 0.301mg Fennel seeds
Phenylalanine 0.647mg Fennel seeds
Valine 0.915mg Fennel seeds
Histidine 0.331mg Fennel seeds
Saturated Fat 0.48g 0.09g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 9.91g 0.068g Fennel seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.69g 0.169g Fennel seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel seeds Fennel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
37%
Fennel seeds
26%
Fennel
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
301%
Fennel seeds
18%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.93g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.39g)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fennel seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171323/nutrients
  2. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.