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Daikon vs. Kohlrabi — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Daikon and Kohlrabi

  • Kohlrabi is higher than Daikon in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Kohlrabi's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Radishes, oriental, raw and Kohlrabi, 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.
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Manganese +265.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 20
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39% 5% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43% 19% 4%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Manganese +265.8%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 20
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

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.
Daikon
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Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Contains more Choline +68.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 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% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 4% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 0% 7% 1%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Contains more Choline +68.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +183.3%
Contains more Carbs +51.2%
Contains more Other +72.4%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Water - 91
4% 95%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.1 g
Water: 94.62 g
Other: 0.58 g
2% 6% 91%
Protein: 1.7 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 6.2 g
Water: 91 g
Other: 1 g
Contains more Protein +183.3%
Contains more Carbs +51.2%
Contains more Other +72.4%
Equal in Fats - 0.1
Equal in Water - 91

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.7%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.048
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.045 g
19% 10% 71%
Saturated Fat: 0.013 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.007 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.048 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +142.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.7%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.048

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Kohlrabi Opinion
Net carbs 2.5g 2.6g Kohlrabi
Protein 0.6g 1.7g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 4.1g 6.2g Kohlrabi
Calories 18kcal 27kcal Kohlrabi
Sugar 2.5g 2.6g Daikon
Fiber 1.6g 3.6g Kohlrabi
Calcium 27mg 24mg Daikon
Iron 0.4mg 0.4mg
Magnesium 16mg 19mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 23mg 46mg Kohlrabi
Potassium 227mg 350mg Kohlrabi
Sodium 21mg 20mg Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.15mg 0.03mg Daikon
Copper 0.115mg 0.129mg Kohlrabi
Manganese 0.038mg 0.139mg Kohlrabi
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 0IU 36IU Kohlrabi
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 2µg Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0mg 0.48mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin C 22mg 62mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.05mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.138mg 0.165mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.15mg Kohlrabi
Folate 28µg 16µg Daikon
Choline 7.3mg 12.3mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.1µg Daikon
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.01mg Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.025mg 0.049mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.078mg Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.031mg 0.067mg Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.03mg 0.056mg Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.006mg 0.013mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0.039mg Kohlrabi
Valine 0.028mg 0.05mg Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.011mg 0.019mg Kohlrabi
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0.013g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.007g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045g 0.048g Kohlrabi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Daikon Kohlrabi
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
10%
Daikon
24%
Kohlrabi
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Daikon
15%
Kohlrabi

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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

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. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/nutrients
  2. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.