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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" chart 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 Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 20
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 8% 31% 14% 43% 1% 20% 3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 20

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
2
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Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
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 207% 3% 10% 0% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 0% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

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
25
Kohlrabi
Mineral Summary Score
14
Daikon
17
Kohlrabi

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
10%
Kohlrabi
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
6%
Kohlrabi
Fats
0%
Daikon
0%
Kohlrabi

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 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

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Daikon Kohlrabi
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Kohlrabi Opinion
Calories 18 27 Kohlrabi
Protein 0.6 1.7 Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1 0.1
Vitamin C 22 62 Kohlrabi
Net carbs 2.5 2.5999999046325684 Kohlrabi
Carbs 4.1 6.2 Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.4
Calcium 27 24 Daikon
Potassium 227 350 Kohlrabi
Magnesium 16 19 Kohlrabi
Sugar 2.5 2.6 Daikon
Fiber 1.6 3.6 Kohlrabi
Copper 0.115 0.129 Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.15 0.03 Daikon
Starch
Phosphorus 23 46 Kohlrabi
Sodium 21 20 Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 0 36 Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0 0.48 Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.05 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.02
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.4 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.138 0.165 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.15 Kohlrabi
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 0.1 Daikon
Folate 28 16 Daikon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.013 Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.007 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045 0.048 Kohlrabi
Tryptophan 0.003 0.01 Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.025 0.049 Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.026 0.078 Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.031 0.067 Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.03 0.056 Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.006 0.013 Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.039 Kohlrabi
Valine 0.028 0.05 Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.011 0.019 Kohlrabi
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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. 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.