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

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 glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 2.5g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 0.6g Arrowroot
Fats 0.2g 0.1g Arrowroot
Carbs 13.39g 4.1g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 18kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.5g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 1.6g Daikon
Calcium 6mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 2.22mg 0.4mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 16mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 23mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 227mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 0.63mg 0.15mg Arrowroot
Copper 0.121mg 0.115mg Arrowroot
Vitamin A 19IU 0IU Arrowroot
Vitamin E mg 0mg Daikon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.02mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.02mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 0.2mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.138mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.046mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 28µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.3µg Daikon
Tryptophan mg 0.003mg Daikon
Threonine mg 0.025mg Daikon
Isoleucine mg 0.026mg Daikon
Leucine mg 0.031mg Daikon
Lysine mg 0.03mg Daikon
Methionine mg 0.006mg Daikon
Phenylalanine mg 0.02mg Daikon
Valine mg 0.028mg Daikon
Histidine mg 0.011mg Daikon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.045g Arrowroot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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

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 glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
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)

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.