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Garden asparagus vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Garden asparagus and Daikon

  • Garden asparagus is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Copper, Folate, and Manganese, however Daikon is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin E .
  • Garden asparagus's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 34% higher.
  • Garden asparagus has 7 times more Vitamin B1 than Daikon. While Garden asparagus has 0.143mg of Vitamin B1, Daikon has only 0.02mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Asparagus, raw and Radishes, oriental, 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 Iron +435%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 9% 21% 12% 39% 5% 10% 3%
Contains more Iron +435%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +260%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%

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
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1
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +605%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +389%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13766.7%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +292.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +605%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +389%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +13766.7%
Contains more Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +292.9%

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
29
Garden asparagus
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
14
Daikon

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
13%
Garden asparagus
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
0%
Daikon

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.
Garden asparagus Daikon
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Garden asparagus Daikon
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.62g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $3.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)
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 Garden asparagus Daikon Opinion
Calories 20 18 Garden asparagus
Protein 2.2 0.6 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.1 Garden asparagus
Vitamin C 5.6 22 Daikon
Net carbs 1.7799999713897705 2.5 Daikon
Carbs 3.88 4.1 Daikon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 0.4 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 27 Daikon
Potassium 202 227 Daikon
Magnesium 14 16 Daikon
Sugar 1.88 2.5 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 1.6 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189 0.115 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.15 Garden asparagus
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Phosphorus 52 23 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 21 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 0 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.02 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.02 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.138 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.046 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 0.3 Garden asparagus
Folate 52 28 Garden asparagus
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.045 Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027 0.003 Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084 0.025 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.026 Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128 0.031 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.03 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.006 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.02 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.028 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.011 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 Garden asparagus

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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/nutrients
  2. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/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.