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Chili pepper vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chili pepper and Fennel?

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper and Vitamin B1, while Fennel is higher in Vitamin K and Fiber.
  • Chili pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 146% higher.
  • Fennel has 11 times less Vitamin B6 than Chili pepper. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel has 0.047mg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this comparison.

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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
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Fennel
Contains more Iron +41.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Iron +41.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains more Copper +95.5%
Contains more Zinc +30%
Contains less Sodium -82.7%
Contains more Calcium +250%
Contains more Potassium +28.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%

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 +1097.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +976.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +348.6%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 963
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 +1097.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +620%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +168.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +94.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +976.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +348.6%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Equal in Vitamin A - 963

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
66
Chili pepper
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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 the food
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
7%
Fennel
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chili pepper Fennel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sugars (difference - 1.37g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chili pepper Fennel Opinion
Calories 40 31 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 1.24 Chili pepper
Fats 0.44 0.2 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7 12 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 7.3 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 0.73 Chili pepper
Calcium 14 49 Fennel
Potassium 322 414 Fennel
Magnesium 23 17 Chili pepper
Sugars 5.3 3.93 Fennel
Fiber 1.5 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.129 0.066 Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26 0.2 Chili pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 43 50 Fennel
Sodium 9 52 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.69 0.58 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.01 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.032 Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244 0.64 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.047 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 62.8 Fennel
Folate 23 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.09 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.169 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065 Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105 Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089 Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062 Chili pepper
Valine 0.084 Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041 Chili pepper
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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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.