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Carrot vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Carrot and Daikon

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6, however Daikon has more Vitamin C, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE from Carrot is 93% higher.
  • Daikon has 10000000 times less Vitamin E than Carrot. Carrot has 0.66mg of Vitamin E , while Daikon has 0mg.
  • Daikon is lower in Sugar.

Food types used in this article are Carrots, 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
Carrot
4
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4
Daikon
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.2%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.6%
Contains more Copper +155.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.2%
Contains more Potassium +41%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -69.6%
Contains more Copper +155.6%

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
Carrot
8
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2
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Vitamin C +272.9%
Contains more Folate +47.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
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 E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +391.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Vitamin K +4300%
Contains more Vitamin C +272.9%
Contains more Folate +47.4%

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.
Carrot Daikon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 2.5g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 0.6g Carrot
Fats 0.24g 0.1g Carrot
Carbs 9.58g 4.1g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 18kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 2.8g 1.6g Carrot
Calcium 33mg 27mg Carrot
Iron 0.3mg 0.4mg Daikon
Magnesium 12mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 35mg 23mg Carrot
Potassium 320mg 227mg Carrot
Sodium 69mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 0.24mg 0.15mg Carrot
Copper 0.045mg 0.115mg Daikon
Vitamin A 16706IU 0IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.9mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.02mg Carrot
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.02mg Carrot
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 0.2mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.138mg Carrot
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.046mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 13.2µg 0.3µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.003mg Carrot
Threonine 0.191mg 0.025mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.026mg Carrot
Leucine 0.102mg 0.031mg Carrot
Lysine 0.101mg 0.03mg Carrot
Methionine 0.02mg 0.006mg Carrot
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.02mg Carrot
Valine 0.069mg 0.028mg Carrot
Histidine 0.04mg 0.011mg Carrot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.045g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Carrot 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
98
Carrot
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Carrot
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.24g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Carrot
Carrot 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 richer in minerals?
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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

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.