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Pumpkin vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sugars (difference - 0.26g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Pumpkin Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Pumpkin Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
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
53
Pumpkin
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
12
Pumpkin
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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Daikon
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.115
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +49.8%
Contains more Copper +10.4%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +91.3%
Contains less Sodium -95.2%
Contains more Calcium +28.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
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
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1
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +144.4%

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
6%
Pumpkin
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
7%
Pumpkin
4%
Daikon
Fats
0%
Pumpkin
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 Pumpkin Daikon Opinion
Calories 26 18 Pumpkin
Protein 1 0.6 Pumpkin
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 9 22 Daikon
Carbs 6.5 4.1 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.4 Pumpkin
Calcium 21 27 Daikon
Potassium 340 227 Pumpkin
Magnesium 12 16 Daikon
Sugars 2.76 2.5 Pumpkin
Fiber 0.5 1.6 Daikon
Copper 0.127 0.115 Pumpkin
Zinc 0.32 0.15 Pumpkin
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Phosphorus 44 23 Pumpkin
Sodium 1 21 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 8513 0 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 1.06 0 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.02 Pumpkin
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.02 Pumpkin
Vitamin B3 0.6 0.2 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.298 0.138 Pumpkin
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.046 Pumpkin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.1 0.3 Pumpkin
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.052 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.013 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.005 0.045 Daikon
Tryptophan 0.012 0.003 Pumpkin
Threonine 0.029 0.025 Pumpkin
Isoleucine 0.031 0.026 Pumpkin
Leucine 0.046 0.031 Pumpkin
Lysine 0.054 0.03 Pumpkin
Methionine 0.011 0.006 Pumpkin
Phenylalanine 0.032 0.02 Pumpkin
Valine 0.035 0.028 Pumpkin
Histidine 0.016 0.011 Pumpkin
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