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Garlic vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Garlic and Daikon

  • Daikon has less Vitamin B6, Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, and Zinc.
  • Garlic covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 91% more than Daikon.
  • Daikon contains 44 times less Manganese than Garlic. Garlic contains 1.672mg of Manganese, while Daikon contains 0.038mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Garlic, 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
Garlic
8
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0
Daikon
Contains more Calcium +570.4%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +565.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Zinc +673.3%
Contains more Copper +160%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +570.4%
Contains more Iron +325%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +565.2%
Contains more Potassium +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -19%
Contains more Zinc +673.3%
Contains more Copper +160%

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
Garlic
9
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1
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +331.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2584.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Contains more Folate +833.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
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 C +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +450%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +331.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2584.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +466.7%
Contains more Folate +833.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 2.5g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 0.6g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.1g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 4.1g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 18kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1g 2.5g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 1.6g Garlic
Calcium 181mg 27mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.4mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 16mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 23mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 227mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 21mg Garlic
Zinc 1.16mg 0.15mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.115mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Garlic
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0mg Garlic
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 22mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.02mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.02mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.2mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.138mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.046mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0.3µg Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.003mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg 0.025mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg 0.026mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg 0.031mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg 0.03mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg 0.006mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg 0.02mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg 0.028mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg 0.011mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.045g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic Daikon
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
43
Garlic
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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
38%
Garlic
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
4%
Daikon
Fats
2%
Garlic
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.5g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.