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Potato vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 1.68g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.005g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Potato Daikon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Potato 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
16
Potato
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
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
Potato
6
:
2
Daikon
Contains more Iron +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +87.2%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Equal in Copper - 0.115
Contains more Iron +102.5%
Contains more Potassium +87.2%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Zinc +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +147.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Equal in Copper - 0.115

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
Potato
8
:
1
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +305%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +547.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.7%

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
12%
Potato
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
4%
Daikon
Fats
0%
Potato
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 Potato Daikon Opinion
Calories 77 18 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.6 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.1 Daikon
Vitamin C 19.7 22 Daikon
Carbs 17.49 4.1 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.4 Potato
Calcium 12 27 Daikon
Potassium 425 227 Potato
Magnesium 23 16 Potato
Sugars 0.82 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 2.1 1.6 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.3 0.15 Potato
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 23 Potato
Sodium 6 21 Potato
Vitamin A 2 0 Potato
Vitamin E 0.01 0 Potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.02 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.02 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.2 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.138 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.046 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0.3 Potato
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.03 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.045 Daikon
Tryptophan 0.021 0.003 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.025 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.026 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.031 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.03 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.006 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.02 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.028 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.011 Potato
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