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Kohlrabi vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kohlrabi and Fennel different?

  • Kohlrabi is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Copper, while Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, and Vitamin A.
  • Kohlrabi covers your daily need of Vitamin C 56% more than Fennel.
  • Kohlrabi contains 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Fennel. Kohlrabi contains 0.15mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel contains 0.047mg.

Kohlrabi, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types were 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +11.8%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +104.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.3%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50

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
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Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2575%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 40% 58% 12% 0% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 0% 157% 21%
Contains more Vitamin C +416.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +2575%
Contains more Vitamin E +20.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +62700%
Contains more Folate +68.8%

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
25
Kohlrabi
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
18
Fennel

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
10%
Kohlrabi
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
1%
Fennel

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.
Kohlrabi Fennel
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

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Kohlrabi Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Fennel Opinion
Calories 27 31 Fennel
Protein 1.7 1.24 Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin C 62 12 Kohlrabi
Net carbs 2.5999999046325684 4.199999809265137 Fennel
Carbs 6.2 7.3 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 24 49 Fennel
Potassium 350 414 Fennel
Magnesium 19 17 Kohlrabi
Sugar 2.6 3.93 Kohlrabi
Fiber 3.6 3.1 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.129 0.066 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03 0.2 Fennel
Starch
Phosphorus 46 50 Fennel
Sodium 20 52 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.48 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.01 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.032 Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.165 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.15 0.047 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 62.8 Fennel
Folate 16 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.013 0.09 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.01 Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.049 Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067 Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056 Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013 Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039 Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05 Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019 Kohlrabi
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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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.