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Napa cabbage vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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.
Napa cabbage Daikon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Napa cabbage 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
4
Napa cabbage
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
7
Napa cabbage
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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5
Daikon
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Potassium +160.9%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Equal in Zinc - 0.15
Contains more Iron +85%
Contains less Sodium -47.6%
Contains more Potassium +160.9%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +19.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Equal in Calcium - 27
Equal in Zinc - 0.15

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
:
6
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +133%
Contains more Vitamin C +587.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.3%

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
7%
Napa cabbage
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
2%
Napa cabbage
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Napa cabbage
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 Napa cabbage Daikon Opinion
Calories 12 18 Daikon
Protein 1.1 0.6 Napa cabbage
Fats 0.17 0.1 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 3.2 22 Daikon
Carbs 2.23 4.1 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.74 0.4 Napa cabbage
Calcium 29 27 Napa cabbage
Potassium 87 227 Daikon
Magnesium 8 16 Daikon
Sugars 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 1.6 Daikon
Copper 0.096 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.14 0.15 Daikon
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Phosphorus 19 23 Daikon
Sodium 11 21 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 263 0 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0 Daikon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.005 0.02 Daikon
Vitamin B2 0.025 0.02 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.466 0.2 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B5 0.035 0.138 Daikon
Vitamin B6 0.037 0.046 Daikon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Daikon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045 Daikon
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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