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Daikon vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Daikon and Celeriac

  • Daikon is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper, however Celeriac is richer in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Celeriac's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 34% higher.
  • Daikon has 4 times more Folate than Celeriac. While Daikon has 28µg of Folate, Celeriac has only 8µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Radishes, oriental, raw and Celeriac, 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 less Sodium -79%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains more Zinc +120%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains less Sodium -79%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Contains more Potassium +32.2%
Contains more Zinc +120%

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
Daikon
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Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13566.7%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13566.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 2.5g 7.4g Celeriac
Protein 0.6g 1.5g Celeriac
Fats 0.1g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 4.1g 9.2g Celeriac
Calories 18kcal 42kcal Celeriac
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.5g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 1.6g 1.8g Celeriac
Calcium 27mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.4mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 16mg 20mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 23mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 227mg 300mg Celeriac
Sodium 21mg 100mg Daikon
Zinc 0.15mg 0.33mg Celeriac
Copper 0.115mg 0.07mg Daikon
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 22mg 8mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.138mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 28µg 8µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 41µg Celeriac
Tryptophan 0.003mg mg Daikon
Threonine 0.025mg mg Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026mg mg Daikon
Leucine 0.031mg mg Daikon
Lysine 0.03mg mg Daikon
Methionine 0.006mg mg Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.02mg mg Daikon
Valine 0.028mg mg Daikon
Histidine 0.011mg mg Daikon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0.079g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Daikon Celeriac
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
11
Daikon
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
14
Daikon
22
Celeriac

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
4%
Daikon
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
9%
Celeriac
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 79mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.049g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac 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. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/nutrients
  2. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.