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Daikon vs Fennel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Daikon and Fennel?

  • Daikon is higher in Vitamin C, and Copper, yet Fennel is higher in Vitamin K, Manganese, Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin A.
  • Fennel's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 52% more.
  • Daikon has 2 times more Vitamin C than Fennel. While Daikon has 22mg of Vitamin C, Fennel has only 12mg.

We used Radishes, oriental, raw and Fennel, bulb, raw types in this article.

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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
Daikon
2
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6
Fennel
Contains less Sodium -59.6%
Contains more Copper +74.2%
Contains more Calcium +81.5%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.4%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22%
Contains less Sodium -59.6%
Contains more Copper +74.2%
Contains more Calcium +81.5%
Contains more Iron +82.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +117.4%
Contains more Potassium +82.4%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Equal in Magnesium - 17

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
3
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7
Fennel
Contains more Vitamin C +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +20833.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.047
Equal in Folate - 27
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 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 157%
Contains more Vitamin C +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +20833.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.047
Equal in Folate - 27

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Fennel Opinion
Net carbs 2.5g 4.2g Fennel
Protein 0.6g 1.24g Fennel
Fats 0.1g 0.2g Fennel
Carbs 4.1g 7.3g Fennel
Calories 18kcal 31kcal Fennel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.5g 3.93g Daikon
Fiber 1.6g 3.1g Fennel
Calcium 27mg 49mg Fennel
Iron 0.4mg 0.73mg Fennel
Magnesium 16mg 17mg Fennel
Phosphorus 23mg 50mg Fennel
Potassium 227mg 414mg Fennel
Sodium 21mg 52mg Daikon
Zinc 0.15mg 0.2mg Fennel
Copper 0.115mg 0.066mg Daikon
Vitamin A 0IU 963IU Fennel
Vitamin E 0mg 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 22mg 12mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.01mg Daikon
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.032mg Fennel
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.64mg Fennel
Vitamin B5 0.138mg 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.047mg Fennel
Folate 28µg 27µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 62.8µg Fennel
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 0.09g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.068g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045g 0.169g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Daikon Fennel
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
28
Fennel
Mineral Summary Score
14
Daikon
18
Fennel

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
7%
Fennel
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
7%
Fennel
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Fennel

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fennel
Fennel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.43g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.2)

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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.