Mayonnaise vs. Fennel

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Fennel


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mayonnaise versus fennel (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mayonnaise and fennel:

  • Fennel has more niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Fennel has signficantly more Vitamin C than mayonnaise.
  • Fennel is a great source of calcium.
  • Fennel is an excellent source of dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Mayonnaise has 11.8 times less carbohydrates than fennel.
  • Mayonnaise is an excellent source of Vitamin K.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and fennel is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Fennel (Fennel, bulb, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Mayonnaise is high in calories and fennel has 95% less calories than mayonnaise - fennel has 31 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, mayonnaise is lighter in protein, much lighter in carbs and much heavier in fat compared to fennel per calorie. Mayonnaise has a macronutrient ratio of 0:0:99 and for fennel, 14:81:6 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Mayonnaise Fennel
Protein ~ 14%
Carbohydrates ~ 81%
Fat 99% 6%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Mayonnaise has 11.8 times less carbohydrates than fennel - fennel has 7.3g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

The carbs in fennel are made of 56% sugar and 44% dietary fiber, whereas the carbs in mayonnaise comprise of 100% sugar.

dietary fiber

Fennel is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - fennel has 3.1g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Fennel and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - fennel has 3.9g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Fennel and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of protein - fennel has 1.2g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and fennel has 99% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - fennel has 0.09g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and fennel are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and fennel does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Fennel has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and fennel does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Fennel has signficantly more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - fennel has 12mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Fennel has 200% more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - fennel has 48ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than fennel - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and fennel does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mayonnaise has 466% more Vitamin E than fennel - fennel has 0.58mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Mayonnaise is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 160% more Vitamin K than fennel - fennel has 62.8ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Fennel has more niacin, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12. Both mayonnaise and fennel contain significant amounts of thiamin, riboflavin and pantothenic acid.

Mayonnaise Fennel
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.01 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.032 MG
Niacin ~ 0.64 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.232 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 0.047 MG
Folate 5 UG 27 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Fennel is a great source of calcium and it has 513% more calcium than mayonnaise - fennel has 49mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Fennel has 248% more iron than mayonnaise - fennel has 0.73mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Fennel is an excellent source of potassium and it has 19 times more potassium than mayonnaise - fennel has 414mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mayonnaise Fennel
beta-carotene 6 UG 578 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 607 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than fennel per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Fennel
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.169 G
Total 39.271 G 0.169 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Fennel (Fennel, bulb, raw) .

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