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Broccoli vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Broccoli and Daikon

  • Broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, while Daikon is higher in Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Broccoli covers your daily Vitamin K needs 84% more than Daikon.
  • Broccoli has 6 times more Vitamin B2 than Daikon. Broccoli has 0.117mg of Vitamin B2, while Daikon has 0.02mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Broccoli, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw.

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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 +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +74.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Zinc +173.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +187%
Contains more Copper +134.7%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Calcium +74.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.2%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains more Zinc +173.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +187%
Contains more Copper +134.7%
Contains less Sodium -36.4%

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
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Daikon
Contains more Vitamin C +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33766.7%
Contains more Folate +125%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
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 C +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +255%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +485%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +219.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +315.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +33766.7%
Contains more Folate +125%

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
65
Broccoli
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
4%
Daikon
Fats
2%
Broccoli
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.
Broccoli Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Broccoli Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Daikon Opinion
Calories 34 18 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 0.6 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.1 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 22 Broccoli
Net carbs 4.039999961853027 2.5 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 4.1 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.4 Broccoli
Calcium 47 27 Broccoli
Potassium 316 227 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 16 Broccoli
Sugar 1.7 2.5 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 1.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.115 Daikon
Zinc 0.41 0.15 Broccoli
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 23 Broccoli
Sodium 33 21 Daikon
Vitamin A 623 0 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.02 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.02 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.2 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.138 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.046 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 0.3 Broccoli
Folate 63 28 Broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.045 Daikon
Tryptophan 0.033 0.003 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.025 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.026 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.031 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.03 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.006 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.02 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.028 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.011 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.