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

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

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.
Chili pepper Fennel
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 7.31g 4.2g Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 1.24g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.2g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 7.3g Chili pepper
Calories 40kcal 31kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.3g 3.93g Fennel
Fiber 1.5g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 14mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 1.03mg 0.73mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 17mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 43mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 322mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 9mg 52mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.2mg Chili pepper
Copper 0.129mg 0.066mg Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.58mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 143.7mg 12mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.01mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.032mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.64mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.047mg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.09g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.169g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
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 food.
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
7%
Fennel
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (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 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. 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.