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Peppers vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Peppers and Fennel?

  • Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Iron, yet Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, and Fiber.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 256% more.
  • Peppers have 9 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. While Peppers have 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, Fennel has only 0.01mg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types 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
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3
Fennel
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.5%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +163.6%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
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 A +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +491.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +339.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
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 A +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +19%
Contains more Vitamin C +1920.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +800%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +491.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +280.3%
Contains more Folate +17.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +339.2%

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.
Peppers Fennel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 7.96g 4.2g Peppers
Protein 2g 1.24g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.2g
Carbs 9.46g 7.3g Peppers
Calories 40kcal 31kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 5.1g 3.93g Fennel
Fiber 1.5g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 18mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 1.2mg 0.73mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Peppers
Phosphorus 46mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 340mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 7mg 52mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 0.2mg Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.066mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 963IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.58mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 242.5mg 12mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.01mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.032mg Peppers
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.64mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.047mg Peppers
Folate 23µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.026mg mg Peppers
Threonine 0.074mg mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg mg Peppers
Leucine 0.105mg mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg mg Peppers
Phenylalanine 0.062mg mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.09g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
90
Peppers
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Peppers
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppers
Peppers is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.