Vanilla Extract vs. Fennel

Nutrition comparison of Vanilla Extract and Fennel


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

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

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

  • Fennel has 69% less sugar than vanilla extract.
  • Fennel has signficantly more Vitamin C than vanilla extract.
  • Fennel is a great source of calcium.
  • Fennel is an excellent source of dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Vanilla extract has more riboflavin, however, fennel contains more pantothenic acid and folate.
Detailed nutritional comparison of vanilla extract 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: Vanilla Extract (Vanilla extract) 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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Vanilla extract is high in calories and fennel has 89% less calories than vanilla extract - fennel has 31 calories per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 288 calories.

Vanilla Extract Fennel
Protein ~ 14%
Carbohydrates 17% 81%
Fat ~ 6%
Alcohol 83% ~

carbohydrates

Fennel and vanilla extract contain similar amounts carbs - fennel has 7.3g of total carbs per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 12.7g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

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

sugar

Fennel has 69% less sugar than vanilla extract - fennel has 3.9g of sugar per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 12.7g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Fennel and vanilla extract contain similar amounts of protein - fennel has 1.2g of protein per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 0.06g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both fennel and vanilla extract are low in saturated fat - fennel has 0.09g of saturated fat per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 0.01g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

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

Vitamin A

Fennel has more Vitamin A than vanilla extract - fennel has 48ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and vanilla extract does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Fennel has more Vitamin E than vanilla extract - fennel has 0.58mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and vanilla extract does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin K

Fennel has more Vitamin K than vanilla extract - fennel has 62.8ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and vanilla extract does not contain significant amounts.

The B Vitamins

Vanilla extract has more riboflavin, however, fennel contains more pantothenic acid and folate. Both vanilla extract and fennel contain significant amounts of thiamin, niacin and Vitamin B6.

Vanilla Extract Fennel
Thiamin 0.011 MG 0.01 MG
Riboflavin 0.095 MG 0.032 MG
Niacin 0.425 MG 0.64 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.035 MG 0.232 MG
Vitamin B6 0.026 MG 0.047 MG
Folate ~ 27 UG

Minerals

calcium

Fennel is a great source of calcium and it has 345% more calcium than vanilla extract - fennel has 49mg of calcium per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 11mg of calcium.

iron

Fennel has 508% more iron than vanilla extract - fennel has 0.73mg of iron per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 0.12mg of iron.

potassium

Fennel is an excellent source of potassium and it has 180% more potassium than vanilla extract - fennel has 414mg of potassium per 100 grams and vanilla extract has 148mg of potassium.

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

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

Vanilla Extract Fennel
linoleic acid 0.003 G 0.169 G
Total 0.003 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: Vanilla Extract (Vanilla extract) and Fennel (Fennel, bulb, raw) .

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