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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, Vitamin E , Folate, and Manganese, however Daikon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Garden asparagus's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 34% higher.
  • Garden asparagus has 10000000 times more Vitamin E than Daikon. While Garden asparagus has 1.13mg of Vitamin E , Daikon has only 0mg.

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 Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Zinc +260%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Iron +435%
Contains more Phosphorus +126.1%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Zinc +260%
Contains more Copper +64.3%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Magnesium +14.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%

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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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 Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +292.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
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%
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 Folate +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +13766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +292.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 1.78g 2.5g Daikon
Protein 2.2g 0.6g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12g 0.1g Garden asparagus
Carbs 3.88g 4.1g Daikon
Calories 20kcal 18kcal Garden asparagus
Starch g g
Fructose 1g g Garden asparagus
Sugar 1.88g 2.5g Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1g 1.6g Garden asparagus
Calcium 24mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 2.14mg 0.4mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 52mg 23mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 202mg 227mg Daikon
Sodium 2mg 21mg Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54mg 0.15mg Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189mg 0.115mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756IU 0IU Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13mg 0mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5.6mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.02mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141mg 0.02mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978mg 0.2mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274mg 0.138mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.091mg 0.046mg Garden asparagus
Folate 52µg 28µg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 41.6µg 0.3µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027mg 0.003mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.084mg 0.025mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075mg 0.026mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.128mg 0.031mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104mg 0.03mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031mg 0.006mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075mg 0.02mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115mg 0.028mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049mg 0.011mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05g 0.045g Garden asparagus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus Daikon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
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

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.

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.