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Tomato vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tomato and Fennel?

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, Fiber, Iron, and Potassium than Tomato.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 46% higher.

We used Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Tomato
1
:
7
Fennel
Contains less Sodium -90.4%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +390%
Contains more Potassium +74.7%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +11.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains less Sodium -90.4%
Contains more Iron +170.4%
Contains more Calcium +390%
Contains more Potassium +74.7%
Contains more Magnesium +54.5%
Contains more Copper +11.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.3%

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
Tomato
3
:
7
Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.58
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
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 C +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +694.9%
Contains more Folate +80%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.58
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.64

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
16
Tomato
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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
5%
Tomato
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Tomato
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.
Tomato Fennel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Tomato Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.062g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Fennel Opinion
Calories 18 31 Fennel
Protein 0.88 1.24 Fennel
Fats 0.2 0.2
Vitamin C 13.7 12 Tomato
Net carbs 2.690000057220459 4.199999809265137 Fennel
Carbs 3.89 7.3 Fennel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.73 Fennel
Calcium 10 49 Fennel
Potassium 237 414 Fennel
Magnesium 11 17 Fennel
Sugar 2.63 3.93 Tomato
Fiber 1.2 3.1 Fennel
Copper 0.059 0.066 Fennel
Zinc 0.17 0.2 Fennel
Starch 0 Tomato
Phosphorus 24 50 Fennel
Sodium 5 52 Tomato
Vitamin A 833 963 Fennel
Vitamin E 0.54 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.037 0.01 Tomato
Vitamin B2 0.019 0.032 Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.594 0.64 Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.089 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.047 Tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 7.9 62.8 Fennel
Folate 15 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.09 Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.006 Tomato
Threonine 0.027 Tomato
Isoleucine 0.018 Tomato
Leucine 0.025 Tomato
Lysine 0.027 Tomato
Methionine 0.006 Tomato
Phenylalanine 0.027 Tomato
Valine 0.018 Tomato
Histidine 0.014 Tomato
Fructose 1.37 Tomato

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.