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Ginger vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Ginger and Daikon?

  • Ginger is richer in Copper, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium, yet Daikon is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daikon's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 19% higher.
  • Ginger has 6 times more Manganese than Daikon. Ginger has 0.229mg of Manganese, while Daikon has 0.038mg.

We used Ginger root, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw types in this comparison.

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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
Ginger
7
:
1
Daikon
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +82.8%
Contains less Sodium -38.1%
Contains more Zinc +126.7%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Magnesium +168.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.8%
Contains more Potassium +82.8%
Contains less Sodium -38.1%
Contains more Zinc +126.7%
Contains more Copper +96.5%
Contains more Calcium +68.8%

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
Ginger
6
:
3
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +340%
Contains more Folate +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 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 0% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +275%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +247.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +340%
Contains more Folate +154.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Ginger Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 15.77g 2.5g Ginger
Protein 1.82g 0.6g Ginger
Fats 0.75g 0.1g Ginger
Carbs 17.77g 4.1g Ginger
Calories 80kcal 18kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.7g 2.5g Ginger
Fiber 2g 1.6g Ginger
Calcium 16mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.6mg 0.4mg Ginger
Magnesium 43mg 16mg Ginger
Phosphorus 34mg 23mg Ginger
Potassium 415mg 227mg Ginger
Sodium 13mg 21mg Ginger
Zinc 0.34mg 0.15mg Ginger
Copper 0.226mg 0.115mg Ginger
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.26mg 0mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 5mg 22mg Daikon
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.02mg Ginger
Vitamin B2 0.034mg 0.02mg Ginger
Vitamin B3 0.75mg 0.2mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.203mg 0.138mg Ginger
Vitamin B6 0.16mg 0.046mg Ginger
Folate 11µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Daikon
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.003mg Ginger
Threonine 0.036mg 0.025mg Ginger
Isoleucine 0.051mg 0.026mg Ginger
Leucine 0.074mg 0.031mg Ginger
Lysine 0.057mg 0.03mg Ginger
Methionine 0.013mg 0.006mg Ginger
Phenylalanine 0.045mg 0.02mg Ginger
Valine 0.073mg 0.028mg Ginger
Histidine 0.03mg 0.011mg Ginger
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.203g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.154g 0.017g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.154g 0.045g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Ginger 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
9
Ginger
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
24
Ginger
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
11%
Ginger
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
18%
Ginger
4%
Daikon
Fats
3%
Ginger
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Ginger
Ginger is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.173g)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.