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Welsh onion vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Welsh onion and Fennel

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, however Fennel is richer in Potassium.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 109% more than Fennel.
  • Fennel has 2 times less Vitamin C than Welsh onion. Welsh onion has 27mg of Vitamin C, while Fennel has 12mg.
  • Welsh onion contains less Sugar.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Onions, welsh, 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
Contains more Iron +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -67.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Equal in Copper - 0.066
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains more Iron +67.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.3%
Contains less Sodium -67.3%
Contains more Zinc +160%
Contains more Calcium +172.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 50
Equal in Copper - 0.066

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 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +208%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.3%
Contains more Folate +68.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 484%
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 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +125%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +181.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +208%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +37.3%
Contains more Folate +68.8%

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.
Welsh onion Fennel
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Welsh onion Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 4.1g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 1.9g 1.24g Welsh onion
Fats 0.4g 0.2g Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 34kcal 31kcal Welsh onion
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.18g 3.93g Welsh onion
Fiber 2.4g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 18mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 1.22mg 0.73mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 23mg 17mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 49mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 212mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 17mg 52mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.52mg 0.2mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.07mg 0.066mg Welsh onion
Vitamin A 1160IU 963IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 27mg 12mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.01mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.032mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.169mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.072mg 0.047mg Welsh onion
Folate 16µg 27µg Fennel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 193.4µg 62.8µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021mg mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074mg mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081mg mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113mg mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095mg mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021mg mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061mg mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.084mg mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033mg mg Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.067g 0.09g Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Welsh onion 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
61
Welsh onion
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
7%
Fennel
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.