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Daikon vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsnip
Parsnip is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sugars (difference - 2.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 20)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Parsnip
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Daikon Parsnip
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
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
9
Daikon
16
Parsnip

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
0
:
Contains more Iron +47.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Zinc +293.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.7%
Contains less Sodium -52.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.12
Contains more Iron +47.5%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains more Magnesium +81.3%
Contains more Zinc +293.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.7%
Contains less Sodium -52.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.12

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
1
:
Contains more Vitamin C +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7400%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +334.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +7400%

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
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
18%
Parsnip
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Parsnip

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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 Parsnip Opinion
Calories 18 75 Parsnip
Protein 0.6 1.2 Parsnip
Fats 0.1 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 22 17 Daikon
Carbs 4.1 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.59 Parsnip
Calcium 27 36 Parsnip
Potassium 227 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 16 29 Parsnip
Sugars 2.5 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 1.6 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.115 0.12 Parsnip
Zinc 0.15 0.59 Parsnip
Starch
Phosphorus 23 71 Parsnip
Sodium 21 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.05 Parsnip
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.138 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 22.5 Parsnip
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.05 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045 0.047 Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.003 Daikon
Threonine 0.025 Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026 Daikon
Leucine 0.031 Daikon
Lysine 0.03 Daikon
Methionine 0.006 Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.02 Daikon
Valine 0.028 Daikon
Histidine 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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