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Cassava vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sugars (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cassava
Cassava contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cassava
Cassava is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cassava Daikon
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cassava Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Cassava
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cassava
9
Daikon

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Daikon
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Zinc +126.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +48.1%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Copper +15%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Zinc +126.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +48.1%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Copper +15%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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2
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +335%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29%
Equal in Vitamin C - 22
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +335%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +327%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29%
Equal in Vitamin C - 22

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
8%
Cassava
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
38%
Cassava
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Cassava
0%
Daikon

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cassava Daikon Opinion
Calories 160 18 Cassava
Protein 1.36 0.6 Cassava
Fats 0.28 0.1 Cassava
Vitamin C 20.6 22 Daikon
Carbs 38.06 4.1 Cassava
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.27 0.4 Daikon
Calcium 16 27 Daikon
Potassium 271 227 Cassava
Magnesium 21 16 Cassava
Sugars 1.7 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 1.8 1.6 Cassava
Copper 0.1 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.34 0.15 Cassava
Starch
Phosphorus 27 23 Cassava
Sodium 14 21 Cassava
Vitamin A 13 0 Cassava
Vitamin E 0.19 0 Cassava
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.087 0.02 Cassava
Vitamin B2 0.048 0.02 Cassava
Vitamin B3 0.854 0.2 Cassava
Vitamin B5 0.107 0.138 Daikon
Vitamin B6 0.088 0.046 Cassava
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 0.3 Cassava
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.074 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.075 0.017 Cassava
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048 0.045 Cassava
Tryptophan 0.019 0.003 Cassava
Threonine 0.028 0.025 Cassava
Isoleucine 0.027 0.026 Cassava
Leucine 0.039 0.031 Cassava
Lysine 0.044 0.03 Cassava
Methionine 0.011 0.006 Cassava
Phenylalanine 0.026 0.02 Cassava
Valine 0.035 0.028 Cassava
Histidine 0.02 0.011 Cassava
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