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Sweet potato vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Sweet potato and Fennel

  • Sweet potato is richer in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Vitamin B1, yet Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A from Sweet potato is 73% higher.
  • Sweet potato contains 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Fennel. Sweet potato contains 0.078mg of Vitamin B1, while Fennel contains 0.01mg.

Food types used in this article are Sweet potato, raw, unprepared 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
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +128.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +63.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Equal in Sodium - 52
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Copper +128.8%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Calcium +63.3%
Contains more Potassium +22.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Equal in Sodium - 52

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 +1373.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3388.9%
Contains more Folate +145.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
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 A +1373.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +3388.9%
Contains more Folate +145.5%

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
85
Sweet potato
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
21
Sweet potato
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
9%
Sweet potato
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Sweet potato
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.
Sweet potato Fennel
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Sweet potato Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel
Fennel contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Fennel Opinion
Calories 86 31 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 1.24 Sweet potato
Fats 0.05 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin C 2.4 12 Fennel
Net carbs 17.1200008392334 4.199999809265137 Sweet potato
Carbs 20.12 7.3 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 30 49 Fennel
Potassium 337 414 Fennel
Magnesium 25 17 Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18 3.93 Fennel
Fiber 3 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.151 0.066 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.2 Sweet potato
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 50 Fennel
Sodium 55 52 Fennel
Vitamin A 14187 963 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.01 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.032 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.232 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.047 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 62.8 Fennel
Folate 11 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.09 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.031 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7 Sweet potato

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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.