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Cardoon vs. Daikon — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Cardoon and Daikon

  • Cardoon has more Copper, Folate, Manganese, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however, Daikon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daikon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 22% more.
  • Cardoon contains 8 times more Sodium than Daikon. Cardoon contains 170mg of Sodium, while Daikon contains 21mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cardoon, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Daikon
Contains more Calcium +159.3%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +100.9%
Contains more Manganese +573.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.6%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 27% 30% 10% 36% 23% 5% 77% 34% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39% 5% 4%
Contains more Calcium +159.3%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Potassium +76.2%
Contains more Zinc +13.3%
Contains more Copper +100.9%
Contains more Manganese +573.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.6%
Contains more Selenium +250%
Equal in Phosphorus - 23

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.2%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 7% 5% 7% 6% 21% 27% 51% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 4% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.2%
Contains more Folate +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1000%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.02

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Daikon
Contains more Protein +16.7%
Contains more Other +94.8%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Carbs - 4.1
Equal in Water - 94.62
4% 94%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.07 g
Water: 94 g
Other: 1.13 g
4% 95%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.1 g
Water: 94.62 g
Other: 0.58 g
Contains more Protein +16.7%
Contains more Other +94.8%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Carbs - 4.1
Equal in Water - 94.62

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Daikon
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.017
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.045
16% 26% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.011 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.018 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.041 g
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.045 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -63.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.017
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.045

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cardoon Daikon
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cardoon Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 2.47g 2.5g Daikon
Protein 0.7g 0.6g Cardoon
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 4.07g 4.1g Daikon
Calories 17kcal 18kcal Daikon
Sugar 2.5g Cardoon
Fiber 1.6g 1.6g
Calcium 70mg 27mg Cardoon
Iron 0.7mg 0.4mg Cardoon
Magnesium 42mg 16mg Cardoon
Phosphorus 23mg 23mg
Potassium 400mg 227mg Cardoon
Sodium 170mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 0.17mg 0.15mg Cardoon
Copper 0.231mg 0.115mg Cardoon
Manganese 0.256mg 0.038mg Cardoon
Selenium 0.2µg 0.7µg Daikon
Vitamin C 2mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.02mg Cardoon
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 0.2mg Cardoon
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.138mg Cardoon
Vitamin B6 0.116mg 0.046mg Cardoon
Folate 68µg 28µg Cardoon
Choline 7.3mg Daikon
Vitamin K 0.3µg Daikon
Tryptophan 0.003mg Daikon
Threonine 0.025mg Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026mg Daikon
Leucine 0.031mg Daikon
Lysine 0.03mg Daikon
Methionine 0.006mg Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.02mg Daikon
Valine 0.028mg Daikon
Histidine 0.011mg Daikon
Saturated Fat 0.011g 0.03g Cardoon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.018g 0.017g Cardoon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.041g 0.045g Daikon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cardoon Daikon
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Cardoon
10%
Daikon
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
26%
Cardoon
12%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 149mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cardoon
Cardoon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Cardoon
Cardoon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cardoon
Cardoon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cardoon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169981/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.