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Arrowroot vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Arrowroot and Daikon?

  • Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Potassium, and Manganese, yet Daikon is higher in Vitamin C.
  • Arrowroot's daily need coverage for Folate is 78% more.
  • Arrowroot has 8 times more Vitamin B3 than Daikon. While Arrowroot has 1.693mg of Vitamin B3, Daikon has only 0.2mg.

We used Arrowroot, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw types in this article.

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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 +455%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Zinc +320%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.1%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains less Sodium -19.2%
Equal in Copper - 0.115
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Iron +455%
Contains more Potassium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Zinc +320%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.1%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains less Sodium -19.2%
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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Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +746.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +478.3%
Contains more Folate +1107.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1057.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 2% 0% 0% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 0% 0% 254%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 74% 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 0% 1% 22%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +195%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +746.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +478.3%
Contains more Folate +1107.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1057.9%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Arrowroot
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
14
Daikon

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 food.
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Arrowroot Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Arrowroot Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Daikon Opinion
Calories 65 18 Arrowroot
Protein 4.24 0.6 Arrowroot
Fats 0.2 0.1 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 1.9 22 Daikon
Carbs 13.39 4.1 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.22 0.4 Arrowroot
Calcium 6 27 Daikon
Potassium 454 227 Arrowroot
Magnesium 25 16 Arrowroot
Sugar 2.5 Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3 1.6 Daikon
Copper 0.121 0.115 Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63 0.15 Arrowroot
Starch
Phosphorus 98 23 Arrowroot
Sodium 26 21 Daikon
Vitamin A 19 0 Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0 Daikon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.02 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059 0.02 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.138 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266 0.046 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Daikon
Folate 338 28 Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092 0.045 Arrowroot
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
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/nutrients
  2. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.