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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 RAE, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Vitamin B1, yet Fennel is richer in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE 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 Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +128.8%
Contains more Calcium +63.3%
Contains more Iron +19.7%
Contains more Potassium +22.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Equal in Sodium - 52
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Magnesium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +50%
Contains more Copper +128.8%
Contains more Calcium +63.3%
Contains more Iron +19.7%
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 E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Folate +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3388.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
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 +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 E +123.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.9%
Contains more Folate +145.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3388.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sweet potato Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 17.12g 4.2g Sweet potato
Protein 1.57g 1.24g Sweet potato
Fats 0.05g 0.2g Fennel
Carbs 20.12g 7.3g Sweet potato
Calories 86kcal 31kcal Sweet potato
Starch 12.65g g Sweet potato
Fructose 0.7g g Sweet potato
Sugar 4.18g 3.93g Fennel
Fiber 3g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 30mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.61mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 25mg 17mg Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 337mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 55mg 52mg Fennel
Zinc 0.3mg 0.2mg Sweet potato
Copper 0.151mg 0.066mg Sweet potato
Vitamin A 14187IU 963IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12mg Fennel
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.01mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061mg 0.032mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.8mg 0.232mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.047mg Sweet potato
Folate 11µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 62.8µg Fennel
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083mg mg Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055mg mg Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092mg mg Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066mg mg Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029mg mg Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089mg mg Sweet potato
Valine 0.086mg mg Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031mg mg Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.018g 0.09g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sweet potato 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
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

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.

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.