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Zucchini vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Zucchini
Zucchini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Zucchini
Zucchini is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars (2.5 g)
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.
Zucchini Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Zucchini 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
15
Zucchini
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Zucchini
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 Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -61.9%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Copper +117%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Contains more Potassium +15%
Contains more Magnesium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +113.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -61.9%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Copper +117%
Equal in Iron - 0.4

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 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.9%

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
7%
Zucchini
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
3%
Zucchini
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Zucchini
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 Zucchini Daikon Opinion
Calories 17 18 Daikon
Protein 1.21 0.6 Zucchini
Fats 0.32 0.1 Zucchini
Vitamin C 17.9 22 Daikon
Carbs 3.11 4.1 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.37 0.4 Daikon
Calcium 16 27 Daikon
Potassium 261 227 Zucchini
Magnesium 18 16 Zucchini
Sugars 2.5 2.5
Fiber 1 1.6 Daikon
Copper 0.053 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.32 0.15 Zucchini
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 38 23 Zucchini
Sodium 8 21 Zucchini
Vitamin A 200 0 Zucchini
Vitamin E 0.12 0 Zucchini
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.045 0.02 Zucchini
Vitamin B2 0.094 0.02 Zucchini
Vitamin B3 0.451 0.2 Zucchini
Vitamin B5 0.204 0.138 Zucchini
Vitamin B6 0.163 0.046 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 0.3 Zucchini
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.084 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.091 0.045 Zucchini
Tryptophan 0.01 0.003 Zucchini
Threonine 0.029 0.025 Zucchini
Isoleucine 0.044 0.026 Zucchini
Leucine 0.071 0.031 Zucchini
Lysine 0.067 0.03 Zucchini
Methionine 0.018 0.006 Zucchini
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.02 Zucchini
Valine 0.054 0.028 Zucchini
Histidine 0.026 0.011 Zucchini
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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