How many calories in Fennel? See below, the Fennel calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Fennel nutrition facts and the Fennel benefits to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.
Fennel is actually a herb, rather than a vegetable and provides a source of many vitamins and minerals including vitamins B1-B3, B5, B6, B9, C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.
Fennel has a strong aniseed flavor due to the anethole content which is a naturally occurring substance in Fennel. It's thought that it may help protect against cancer.
The health benefits of Fennel are numerous but are thought to include helping improve milk production for a woman breastfeeding, as a diuretic and to improve eyesight.
Below we have a calorie and nutrition table for this vegetable. Compare the nutrition and calories in Fennel with the calories in other vegetable varieties.
All of our calorie and nutrition data is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.
|Serving Size||Calories per Serving|
|100 grams||31 kcal (130 kJ)|
|1 cup, sliced, 87 grams||27 kcal (113 kJ)|
|Calories in a Fennel Bulb: 1 bulb, 234 grams||73 kcal (304 kJ)|
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Energy||130 kJ (31 kcal)|
|Total Fat:||0.20 g|
|Calcium, Ca||49 mg (5 %)|
|Iron, Fe||0.73 mg (4 %)|
|Magnesium, Mg||17 mg (4 %)|
|Phosphorus, P||50 mg (5 %)|
|Potassium, K||414 mg (9 %)|
|Zinc, Zn||0.20 mg (1 %)|
|Copper, Cu||0.066 mg (3 %)|
|Manganese, Mn||0.191 mg (10 %)|
|Selenium, Se||0.7 mcg (1 %)|
|Vitamin C||12 mg (20 %)|
|Thiamine (Vit. B1)||0.010 mg (1 %)|
|Riboflavin (Vit. B2)||0.032 mg (2 %)|
|Niacin (Vit. B3)||0.640 mg (3 %)|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.232 mg (2 %)|
|Vitamin B6||0.047 mg (2 %)|
|Folate (Vit. B9)||27 mcg (7 %)|
|Vitamin B12||0 mcg (0 %)|
|Vitamin A||134 IU (3 %)|
|Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.|
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