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Scientific name: Foeniculum vulgare

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

Calories Low Fennel contains 31 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
Allergy and hypersensitivity mugwort pollen, celery Fennel can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
Healthiness Excellent Fennel is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.


Everything you need to know and a little bit more.



Storage Refrigerator
Temperature +4°C to +8°C
Shelf life / Best before 14 days


Can fennel be frozen? Yes
Preparation Blanch
Quality when defrosted Good
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.

Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 31 kcal / 130 kj
Fat 0,2 g
Saturated fat 0,09 g
Carbohydrates 7,3 g
Sugars 3,93 g
Protein 1,24 g
Salt 0,05 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Fennel has a very low amount of fat with a very low amount of saturated fat. Contains a low amount of carbohydrates and a low amount of sugars. Fennel contains a lesser amount of protein and contains a low amount of salt.

Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin a, carotene, vitamin e, vitamin k


Fennel contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.

Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities mugwort pollen, celery
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.


Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly Yes
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes

Weight and volume

1 l fennel in grams 370 g
1 dl fennel in grams 37 g
1 cl fennel in grams 3,7 g
1 ml fennel in grams 0,37 g
1 tbsp fennel in grams 5,55 g
1 tsp fennel in grams 1,85 g
1 krm fennel in grams 0,37 g
1 kg fennel in liters 2,7 liters
1 hg fennel in dl 2,7 dl
1 g fennel in ml 2,7 ml
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Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

Running 0,52 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of fennel you need to run about 0,52 km at a decent tempo.
Biking 1,11 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of fennel you need to ride a bike about 1,11 km at a decent pace.
Swimming 9 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of fennel you need to swim for 9 minutes at a decent intensity.
Gym 19 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of fennel you need to workout for 19 minutes at a decent intensity.