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Daikon vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Daikon and Cucumber

  • Daikon has more Vitamin C, Copper, and Folate, however Cucumber is higher in Vitamin K.
  • Daikon covers your daily Vitamin C needs 21% more than Cucumber.
  • Cucumber contains 4 times less Folate than Daikon. Daikon contains 28µg of Folate, while Cucumber contains 7µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Radishes, oriental, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +180.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 5% 13% 10% 14% 6% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.1%
Contains more Copper +180.5%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 24

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
4
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Contains more Vitamin C +685.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5366.7%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 1% 0% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 0% 41% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +685.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +300%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +35%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +5366.7%

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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
14
Daikon
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
4%
Cucumber
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Cucumber

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 Cucumber
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Daikon Cucumber
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.83g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Cucumber Opinion
Calories 18 15 Daikon
Protein 0.6 0.65 Cucumber
Fats 0.1 0.11 Cucumber
Vitamin C 22 2.8 Daikon
Net carbs 2.5 3.130000114440918 Cucumber
Carbs 4.1 3.63 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.28 Daikon
Calcium 27 16 Daikon
Potassium 227 147 Daikon
Magnesium 16 13 Daikon
Sugar 2.5 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 1.6 0.5 Daikon
Copper 0.115 0.041 Daikon
Zinc 0.15 0.2 Cucumber
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 23 24 Cucumber
Sodium 21 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 0 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0 0.03 Cucumber
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.098 Daikon
Vitamin B5 0.138 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.04 Daikon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 16.4 Cucumber
Folate 28 7 Daikon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.037 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.005 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045 0.032 Daikon
Tryptophan 0.003 0.005 Cucumber
Threonine 0.025 0.019 Daikon
Isoleucine 0.026 0.021 Daikon
Leucine 0.031 0.029 Daikon
Lysine 0.03 0.029 Daikon
Methionine 0.006 0.006
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.019 Daikon
Valine 0.028 0.022 Daikon
Histidine 0.011 0.01 Daikon
Fructose 0.87 Cucumber

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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.