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Cucumber 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 - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sugars (difference - 0.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Cucumber Daikon
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cucumber 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
9
Cucumber
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
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
:
5
Daikon
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +180.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +180.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23

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
:
3
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5366.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +685.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5366.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +685.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%

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
4%
Cucumber
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Cucumber
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 Cucumber Daikon Opinion
Calories 15 18 Daikon
Protein 0.65 0.6 Cucumber
Fats 0.11 0.1 Cucumber
Vitamin C 2.8 22 Daikon
Carbs 3.63 4.1 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.4 Daikon
Calcium 16 27 Daikon
Potassium 147 227 Daikon
Magnesium 13 16 Daikon
Sugars 1.67 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 0.5 1.6 Daikon
Copper 0.041 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.2 0.15 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 23 Cucumber
Sodium 2 21 Cucumber
Vitamin A 105 0 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 0 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.02 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.02 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.2 Daikon
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.138 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.046 Daikon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 0.3 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.045 Daikon
Tryptophan 0.005 0.003 Cucumber
Threonine 0.019 0.025 Daikon
Isoleucine 0.021 0.026 Daikon
Leucine 0.029 0.031 Daikon
Lysine 0.029 0.03 Daikon
Methionine 0.006 0.006
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.02 Daikon
Valine 0.022 0.028 Daikon
Histidine 0.01 0.011 Daikon
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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