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Daikon vs Cucumber - 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.
Daikon Cucumber
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
Daikon Cucumber
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
11
Daikon
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
9
Daikon
6
Cucumber

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
Daikon
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%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
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%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24

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
Daikon
3
:
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%
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%

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%
Daikon
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Cucumber

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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 Daikon Cucumber Opinion
Calories 18 15 Daikon
Protein 0.6 0.65 Cucumber
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 22 2.8 Daikon
Carbs 4.1 3.63 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.28 Daikon
Calcium 27 16 Daikon
Potassium 227 147 Daikon
Magnesium 16 13 Daikon
Sugars 2.5 1.67 Daikon
Fiber 1.6 0.5 Daikon
Copper 0.115 0.041 Daikon
Zinc 0.15 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 23 24 Cucumber
Sodium 21 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 0 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.098 Daikon
Vitamin B5 0.138 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.04 Daikon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.037 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.005 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045 0.032 Daikon
Tryptophan 0.003 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.025 0.019 Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026 0.021 Daikon
Leucine 0.031 0.029 Daikon
Lysine 0.03 0.029 Daikon
Methionine 0.006 0.006
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.019 Daikon
Valine 0.028 0.022 Daikon
Histidine 0.011 0.01 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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