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Nutrition Facts about Fennel

Learn nutrition facts about fennel to find out exactly which nutrients are found in fennel—and to what degree—along with the most common compounds available in this healthful food.

Preparing nutrient-rich fennel

Preparing nutrient-rich fennel

Fennel is a flavorful low-calorie food that is packed with nutrients you might not realize—selenium, folate, and beta-carotene, for example. Add potassium, magnesium, and calcium, and you’ve got a bona-fide health food on your hands!

Of course, there’s no cholesterol (animal product) in any plant food such as fennel, and fennel is low in carbohydrates, too.

Here is the nutrition information for 1 ounce of raw fennel bulb (the amount you might consume when it’s sliced thinly in a salad or cole slaw):

Fennel Nutrition

Now that you know these nutrition facts about fennel, will you be growing and eating more of it? Please tell us what you think in the comments below.


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