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Vegetable vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Vegetable and Fennel

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin A, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Fiber and Vitamin B1, while Fennel has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Potassium.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 33% higher.
  • Fennel contains 7 times less Vitamin B1 than Vegetable. Vegetable contains 0.071mg of Vitamin B1, while Fennel contains 0.01mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains less Sodium -32.7%
Contains more Calcium +96%
Contains more Potassium +145%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 37% 13% 22% 6% 22% 7%
Contains more Iron +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +29.4%
Contains more Copper +25.8%
Contains more Zinc +145%
Contains less Sodium -32.7%
Contains more Calcium +96%
Contains more Potassium +145%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50

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 +344.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.2%
Contains more Folate +42.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
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 +344.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin E +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +167.2%
Contains more Folate +42.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Vegetable
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
7%
Fennel
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Vegetable Fennel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable Fennel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sugars (difference - 0.81g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Vegetable
Vegetable contains less Sodium (difference - 17mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Vegetable
Vegetable is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is cheaper?
Fennel
Fennel is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Vegetable Fennel Opinion
Calories 65 31 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 1.24 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.2 Fennel
Vitamin C 3.2 12 Fennel
Carbs 13.09 7.3 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.73 Vegetable
Calcium 25 49 Fennel
Potassium 169 414 Fennel
Magnesium 22 17 Vegetable
Sugars 3.12 3.93 Vegetable
Fiber 4.4 3.1 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.066 Vegetable
Zinc 0.49 0.2 Vegetable
Starch
Phosphorus 51 50 Vegetable
Sodium 35 52 Vegetable
Vitamin A 4277 963 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.58 Fennel
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.01 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.032 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.64 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.232 Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.047 Vegetable
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 62.8 Fennel
Folate 19 27 Fennel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.09 Vegetable
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.068 Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.169 Fennel
Tryptophan 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 Vegetable
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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.