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Kohlrabi vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Kohlrabi and Daikon

  • Kohlrabi is higher than Daikon in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Kohlrabi's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 44% higher.
  • Kohlrabi has 10000000 times more Vitamin E than Daikon. While Kohlrabi has 0.48mg of Vitamin E , Daikon has only 0mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Kohlrabi, 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 Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 15% 14% 20% 31% 3% 1% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Magnesium +18.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +54.2%
Contains more Copper +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Equal in Iron - 0.4
Equal in Sodium - 21

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 C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 10% 0% 207% 13% 5% 8% 10% 35% 12% 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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +226.1%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin K +200%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.02

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kohlrabi Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 2.6g 2.5g Kohlrabi
Protein 1.7g 0.6g Kohlrabi
Fats 0.1g 0.1g
Carbs 6.2g 4.1g Kohlrabi
Calories 27kcal 18kcal Kohlrabi
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.6g 2.5g Daikon
Fiber 3.6g 1.6g Kohlrabi
Calcium 24mg 27mg Daikon
Iron 0.4mg 0.4mg
Magnesium 19mg 16mg Kohlrabi
Phosphorus 46mg 23mg Kohlrabi
Potassium 350mg 227mg Kohlrabi
Sodium 20mg 21mg Kohlrabi
Zinc 0.03mg 0.15mg Daikon
Copper 0.129mg 0.115mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin A 36IU 0IU Kohlrabi
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 62mg 22mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.02mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.02mg
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.138mg Kohlrabi
Vitamin B6 0.15mg 0.046mg Kohlrabi
Folate 16µg 28µg Daikon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0.3µg Daikon
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0.003mg Kohlrabi
Threonine 0.049mg 0.025mg Kohlrabi
Isoleucine 0.078mg 0.026mg Kohlrabi
Leucine 0.067mg 0.031mg Kohlrabi
Lysine 0.056mg 0.03mg Kohlrabi
Methionine 0.013mg 0.006mg Kohlrabi
Phenylalanine 0.039mg 0.02mg Kohlrabi
Valine 0.05mg 0.028mg Kohlrabi
Histidine 0.019mg 0.011mg Kohlrabi
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.013g 0.03g Kohlrabi
Monounsaturated Fat 0.007g 0.017g Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.045g Kohlrabi

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Kohlrabi Daikon
Low Fats diet Equal
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
25
Kohlrabi
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
17
Kohlrabi
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
10%
Kohlrabi
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
6%
Kohlrabi
4%
Daikon
Fats
0%
Kohlrabi
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
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)
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. Kohlrabi - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168424/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.