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Fennel seeds vs. Tarragon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fennel seeds and Tarragon different?

  • Fennel seeds are higher in Fiber, Copper, and Phosphorus, however, Tarragon is richer in Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Tarragon is 172% higher.
  • Fennel seeds contain 5 times more Fiber than Tarragon. While Fennel seeds contain 39.8g of Fiber, Tarragon contains only 7.4g.

Spices, fennel seed and Spices, tarragon, dried are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +11%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Copper +57.6%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -29.5%
Contains more Manganese +22%
Equal in Calcium - 1139
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
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 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226% 1040% 24%
Contains more Magnesium +11%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Copper +57.6%
Contains more Iron +74.2%
Contains more Potassium +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -29.5%
Contains more Manganese +22%
Equal in Calcium - 1139
Equal in Magnesium - 347
Equal in Zinc - 3.9

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3011.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.8%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +3011.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +412.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +105.4%
Contains more Water +13.8%
Contains more Protein +44.1%
Contains more Other +46.2%
Equal in Carbs - 50.22
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
23% 7% 50% 8% 12%
Protein: 22.77 g
Fats: 7.24 g
Carbs: 50.22 g
Water: 7.74 g
Other: 12.03 g
Contains more Fats +105.4%
Contains more Water +13.8%
Contains more Protein +44.1%
Contains more Other +46.2%
Equal in Carbs - 50.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1990.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.8%
4% 82% 14%
Saturated Fat: 0.48 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.91 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.69 g
31% 8% 61%
Saturated Fat: 1.881 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.698 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -74.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1990.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +118.8%

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 Tarragon
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel seeds Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 12.49g 42.82g Tarragon
Protein 15.8g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 14.87g 7.24g Fennel seeds
Carbs 52.29g 50.22g Fennel seeds
Calories 345kcal 295kcal Fennel seeds
Fiber 39.8g 7.4g Fennel seeds
Calcium 1196mg 1139mg Fennel seeds
Iron 18.54mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 385mg 347mg Fennel seeds
Phosphorus 487mg 313mg Fennel seeds
Potassium 1694mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 88mg 62mg Tarragon
Zinc 3.7mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 1.067mg 0.677mg Fennel seeds
Manganese 6.533mg 7.967mg Tarragon
Selenium 4.4µg Tarragon
Vitamin A 135IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 210µg Tarragon
Vitamin C 21mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.408mg 0.251mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B2 0.353mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 6.05mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B6 0.47mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg Tarragon
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 1.881g Fennel seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 9.91g 0.474g Fennel seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.69g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel seeds Tarragon
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
132%
Tarragon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
301%
Fennel seeds
360%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tarragon
Tarragon contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.401g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.