Fennel

About This Food

Fennel is a member of the carrot or Umbelliferae family, and widely used in Provençal cuisine.

It is sometimes referred to as sweet fennel, Florence fennel, and, finocchio.

Fennel, with its feathery dark green plumes, has a flavor similar to licorice that makes a delicious addition to soups and seafood dishes. 

Fennel is a good source of fiber, potassium and vitamin C and also contains phytoestrogens.

Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=307

Look for fennel that bulbs that are firm with feathery, green fronds. Store in the refrigerator crisper, where the vegetable should keep for three to four days.

Special diets
  • AIP Diet
  • Candida Diet
  • Diabetic
  • Elimination Diet
  • Gluten-Free Diet
  • Gluten-Free/Dairy-Free Diet
  • Grain-Free Diet
  • Low Carb Diet
  • Low Histamine Diet
  • Low Lectin Diet
  • Low Oxalate Diet
  • Paleo Diet (Light)
  • Paleo Diet (Strict)
  • PCOS Diet
  • Pescetarian Diet
  • Primal Diet
  • Thyroid Diet
  • Vegetarian Diet
  • Whole Food
Benefits
Excellent Source of
  • VitaminK
Good Source of
  • Fiber
  • Potassium
  • VitaminC
Preferences
  • No Fish
  • No Red Meat
  • No Pork
  • No Eggs
  • No Shellfish
  • No Gluten
  • No Nuts
  • No Seeds
  • No Soy
  • No Dairy
  • No Poultry
  • No Molds
  • No Coconut
  • No Pseudograins
  • No Citrus
  • No Nightshade
  • No Legumes
  • No Grains
  • No Corn
  • No Yeast
  • No Peanuts
  • Low Carbohydrate
  • Low Cholesterol
  • Low Fat
  • Low Sodium
  • Low Sugars
  • Low Saturated Fat
Nutrition Information

Serving size: 1 cup(s) sliced

Calories: 27

Omega-6 / Omega-3 ratio: 0 : 1

Macronutrients
Amount
Total Fat
0.17 g
Saturated Fat
0.08 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0.05 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.14 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Essential Fatty Acids (Omega-3)
0 g
ALA
0 mg
EPA, DHA
0 mg, 0 mg
EPA
0 mg,
DHA
0 mg,
Conjugated Linoleic Acid(CLA)
0 mg
Cholesterol
0 mg
Total Carbohydrate
6.34 g
Net Carbohydrate
3.64 g
Sugars
0 g
Fiber
2.7 g
Protein
1.08 g
Sugar Alcohols
0 g
Macronutrients
Amount
% Daily Value*
Vitamin A
116.58 IU
2%
Vitamin C
10.44 mg
17%
Vitamin D
0 IU
0%
Vitamin E
0.5 IU
2%
Vitamin B6
0.04 mg
2%
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
0%
Vitamin K
54.64 mg
68%
Folate
23.49 mcg
6%
Niacin
0.56 mg
3%
Riboflavin
0.03 mg
2%
Thiamin
0.01 mg
1%
Choline
11.48 mg
2%
Minerals
Calcium
42.63 mg
4%
Copper
0.06 mg
3%
Iron
0.64 mg
4%
Magnesium
14.79 mg
4%
Manganese
0.17 mg
8%
Phosphorous
43.5 mg
4%
Potassium
360.18 mg
10%
Selenium
0.61 mcg
1%
Sodium
45.24 mg
2%
Zinc
0.17 mg
1%
Phytonutrients
Alpha-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-carotene
0 mcg
Beta-cryptoxanthin
0 mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin
0 mcg
Lycopene
0 mcg
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