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Garden asparagus vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sugars (difference - 0.62g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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.
Garden asparagus Daikon
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
28
Garden asparagus
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
16
Garden asparagus
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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3
Daikon
Contains more Iron +435%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Iron +435%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%

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
:
1
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +605%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +389%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +292.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +605%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +389%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +292.9%

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
13%
Garden asparagus
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
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 Garden asparagus Daikon Opinion
Calories 20 18 Garden asparagus
Protein 2.2 0.6 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.1 Garden asparagus
Vitamin C 5.6 22 Daikon
Carbs 3.88 4.1 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.4 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 27 Daikon
Potassium 202 227 Daikon
Magnesium 14 16 Daikon
Sugars 1.88 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 2.1 1.6 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189 0.115 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.15 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 52 23 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 21 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 0 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.02 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.02 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.138 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.046 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 0.3 Garden asparagus
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.045 Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027 0.003 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 0.025 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.026 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 0.031 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.03 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.006 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.02 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.028 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.011 Garden asparagus
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