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Daikon vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Daikon and Pimiento

  • Daikon has more Copper and Folate, while Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin K.
  • Pimiento covers your daily need of Vitamin C 70% more than Daikon.
  • Daikon contains 5 times more Folate than Pimiento. While Daikon contains 28µg of Folate, Pimiento contains only 6µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Radishes, oriental, raw and Pimento, canned.

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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
5
:
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +134.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Magnesium +166.7%
Contains more Copper +134.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.3%
Contains more Iron +320%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1280%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +285.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2666.7%
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 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1280%
Contains more Folate +366.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +285.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +207.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +2666.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
11
Daikon
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
14
Daikon
14
Pimiento

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 the food
Protein
4%
Daikon
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
5%
Pimiento
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Daikon Pimiento
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Daikon Pimiento
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 contains less Sodium?
Pimiento
Pimiento contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sugars (difference - 0.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.015g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Daikon Pimiento Opinion
Calories 18 23 Pimiento
Protein 0.6 1.1 Pimiento
Fats 0.1 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 22 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 4.1 5.1 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 27 6 Daikon
Potassium 227 158 Daikon
Magnesium 16 6 Daikon
Sugars 2.5 2.71 Daikon
Fiber 1.6 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.115 0.049 Daikon
Zinc 0.15 0.19 Pimiento
Starch
Phosphorus 23 17 Daikon
Sodium 21 14 Pimiento
Vitamin A 0 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.017 Daikon
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.06 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.138 0.01 Daikon
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 28 6 Daikon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.045 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.003 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.025 0.04 Pimiento
Isoleucine 0.026 0.036 Pimiento
Leucine 0.031 0.058 Pimiento
Lysine 0.03 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.006 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.02 0.034 Pimiento
Valine 0.028 0.046 Pimiento
Histidine 0.011 0.022 Pimiento
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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 of 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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.