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Summer squash vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
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 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.
Summer squash Daikon
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Summer squash 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
16
Summer squash
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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 Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Copper +125.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 16
Contains more Potassium +15.4%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Copper +125.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 16

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 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +373.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.4%

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
7%
Summer squash
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Daikon Opinion
Calories 16 18 Daikon
Protein 1.21 0.6 Summer squash
Fats 0.18 0.1 Summer squash
Vitamin C 17 22 Daikon
Carbs 3.35 4.1 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 0.4 Daikon
Calcium 15 27 Daikon
Potassium 262 227 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 16 Summer squash
Sugars 2.2 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 1.1 1.6 Daikon
Copper 0.051 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.29 0.15 Summer squash
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Phosphorus 38 23 Summer squash
Sodium 2 21 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 0 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0 Summer squash
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.02 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.02 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.2 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.138 Summer squash
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.046 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 0.3 Summer squash
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.045 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.003 Summer squash
Threonine 0.028 0.025 Summer squash
Isoleucine 0.042 0.026 Summer squash
Leucine 0.069 0.031 Summer squash
Lysine 0.065 0.03 Summer squash
Methionine 0.017 0.006 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.02 Summer squash
Valine 0.053 0.028 Summer squash
Histidine 0.025 0.011 Summer squash
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