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Seaweed vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Seaweed and Fennel

  • Seaweed has more Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, however Fennel has more Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Folate is 38% more.
  • Seaweed has 7 times more Magnesium than Fennel. Seaweed has 121mg of Magnesium, while Fennel has 17mg.
  • Fennel is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw.

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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 Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Iron +290.4%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Potassium +365.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Iron +290.4%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Potassium +365.2%
Contains less Sodium -77.7%

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 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2250%
Equal in Vitamin K - 62.8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
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 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +176.7%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2250%
Equal in Vitamin K - 62.8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 4.2g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 1.24g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.2g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 7.3g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 31kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 3.93g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 168mg 49mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.73mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 17mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 89mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 233mg 52mg Fennel
Zinc 1.23mg 0.2mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.066mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.58mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.01mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.032mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.232mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.047mg Fennel
Folate 180µg 27µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 62.8µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.09g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.068g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Fennel
Low Fats diet ok
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
36
Seaweed
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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%
Seaweed
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
7%
Fennel
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 181mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.157g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.