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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 Iron +290.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Contains more Potassium +365.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -77.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Iron +290.4%
Contains more Calcium +242.9%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Contains more Potassium +365.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
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 C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2250%
Equal in Vitamin K - 62.8
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 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 C +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +730.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2250%
Equal in Vitamin K - 62.8

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
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 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

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Seaweed Fennel
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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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Fennel Opinion
Calories 43 31 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 1.24 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.2 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 12 Fennel
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 4.199999809265137 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 7.3 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.73 Seaweed
Calcium 168 49 Seaweed
Potassium 89 414 Fennel
Magnesium 121 17 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 3.93 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.13 0.066 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.2 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 50 Fennel
Sodium 233 52 Fennel
Vitamin A 116 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.87 0.58 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.01 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.032 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.232 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.047 Fennel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 62.8 Seaweed
Folate 180 27 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.09 Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.068 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
Fructose

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.