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Shallot vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Shallot and Fennel

  • Shallot is richer in Vitamin B6, and Iron, yet Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Fennel is 52% higher.
  • Shallot contains 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Fennel. Shallot contains 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, while Fennel contains 0.047mg.
  • Fennel contains less Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Shallots, 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 +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +20%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Copper +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +32.4%
Contains more Potassium +24%

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 B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +634%
Contains more Folate +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +23975%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin K +7750%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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 B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +634%
Contains more Folate +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +23975%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin C +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin K +7750%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 4.2g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.24g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Fennel
Carbs 16.8g 7.3g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 31kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 3.93g Fennel
Fiber 3.2g 3.1g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 1.2mg 0.73mg Shallot
Magnesium 21mg 17mg Shallot
Phosphorus 60mg 50mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 12mg 52mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 0.2mg Shallot
Copper 0.088mg 0.066mg Shallot
Vitamin A 4IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.01mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.032mg Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.232mg Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.047mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 27µg Shallot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.028mg mg Shallot
Threonine 0.098mg mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.09g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Shallot 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
15
Shallot
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
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
15%
Shallot
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Shallot
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.073g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.94g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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.
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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.