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Daikon vs. Welsh onion — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Daikon and Welsh onion

  • Daikon has more Copper, while Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B2.
  • Welsh onion covers your daily need of Vitamin K 161% more than Daikon.
  • Daikon contains 2 times more Copper than Welsh onion. While Daikon contains 0.115mg of Copper, Welsh onion contains only 0.07mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Radishes, oriental, raw and Onions, welsh, 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 +50%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +205%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Zinc +246.7%
Contains more Manganese +260.5%
Equal in Potassium - 212
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 6% 46% 17% 22% 19% 3% 15% 24% 18% 4%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Selenium +16.7%
Contains more Iron +205%
Contains more Magnesium +43.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +113%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Zinc +246.7%
Contains more Manganese +260.5%
Equal in Potassium - 212

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 Choline +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64366.7%
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 70% 11% 0% 90% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 12% 0% 3% 484%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Choline +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +64366.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +216.7%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Carbs +58.5%
Contains more Other +20.7%
Equal in Water - 90.5
4% 95%
Protein: 0.6 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 4.1 g
Water: 94.62 g
Other: 0.58 g
2% 7% 91%
Protein: 1.9 g
Fats: 0.4 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 90.5 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Protein +216.7%
Contains more Fats +300%
Contains more Carbs +58.5%
Contains more Other +20.7%
Equal in Water - 90.5

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +229.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +246.7%
33% 18% 49%
Saturated Fat: 0.03 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.017 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.045 g
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.067 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.056 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.156 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -55.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +229.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +246.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Daikon Welsh onion Opinion
Net carbs 2.5g 4.1g Welsh onion
Protein 0.6g 1.9g Welsh onion
Fats 0.1g 0.4g Welsh onion
Carbs 4.1g 6.5g Welsh onion
Calories 18kcal 34kcal Welsh onion
Sugar 2.5g 2.18g Welsh onion
Fiber 1.6g 2.4g Welsh onion
Calcium 27mg 18mg Daikon
Iron 0.4mg 1.22mg Welsh onion
Magnesium 16mg 23mg Welsh onion
Phosphorus 23mg 49mg Welsh onion
Potassium 227mg 212mg Daikon
Sodium 21mg 17mg Welsh onion
Zinc 0.15mg 0.52mg Welsh onion
Copper 0.115mg 0.07mg Daikon
Manganese 0.038mg 0.137mg Welsh onion
Selenium 0.7µg 0.6µg Daikon
Vitamin A 0IU 1160IU Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0mg 0.51mg Welsh onion
Vitamin C 22mg 27mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.05mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.09mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B5 0.138mg 0.169mg Welsh onion
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.072mg Welsh onion
Folate 28µg 16µg Daikon
Choline 7.3mg 5.3mg Daikon
Vitamin K 0.3µg 193.4µg Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.003mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Threonine 0.025mg 0.074mg Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.026mg 0.081mg Welsh onion
Leucine 0.031mg 0.113mg Welsh onion
Lysine 0.03mg 0.095mg Welsh onion
Methionine 0.006mg 0.021mg Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0.061mg Welsh onion
Valine 0.028mg 0.084mg Welsh onion
Histidine 0.011mg 0.033mg Welsh onion
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0.067g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.056g Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.045g 0.156g Welsh onion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Daikon Welsh onion
Low Fats diet ok
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
57%
Welsh onion
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Daikon
17%
Welsh onion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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)
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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.