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Daikon vs Rutabagas - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Daikon and Rutabagas

  • Daikon has more Copper, however Rutabagas are higher in Vitamin B1.
  • Daikon has less Sugar.

Food varieties used in this article are Radishes, oriental, raw and Rutabagas, 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 Copper +259.4%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.4%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Equal in Iron - 0.44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 17% 15% 23% 27% 2% 7% 11%
Contains more Copper +259.4%
Contains more Calcium +59.3%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.4%
Contains more Potassium +34.4%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Equal in Iron - 0.44

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
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Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3
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 1% 6% 0% 84% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 16% 0% 1%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.4%
Equal in Vitamin K - 0.3

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Rutabagas Opinion
Net carbs 2.5g 6.32g Rutabagas
Protein 0.6g 1.08g Rutabagas
Fats 0.1g 0.16g Rutabagas
Carbs 4.1g 8.62g Rutabagas
Calories 18kcal 37kcal Rutabagas
Starch g 0.4g Rutabagas
Fructose g 1.61g Rutabagas
Sugar 2.5g 4.46g Daikon
Fiber 1.6g 2.3g Rutabagas
Calcium 27mg 43mg Rutabagas
Iron 0.4mg 0.44mg Rutabagas
Magnesium 16mg 20mg Rutabagas
Phosphorus 23mg 53mg Rutabagas
Potassium 227mg 305mg Rutabagas
Sodium 21mg 12mg Rutabagas
Zinc 0.15mg 0.24mg Rutabagas
Copper 0.115mg 0.032mg Daikon
Vitamin A 0IU 2IU Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0mg 0.3mg Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 22mg 25mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.09mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.04mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.7mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.138mg 0.16mg Rutabagas
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.1mg Rutabagas
Folate 28µg 21µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0.3µg
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 0.027g Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.025g Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045g 0.088g Rutabagas

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Daikon Rutabagas
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
15
Rutabagas
Mineral Summary Score
14
Daikon
14
Rutabagas

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
6%
Rutabagas
Carbohydrates
4%
Daikon
9%
Rutabagas
Fats
0%
Daikon
1%
Rutabagas

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.96g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $2.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.